Wednesday, February 26, 2020

DSS arraign corps member for impersonation

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arraigned a 26-year-old corps member, Oluwatosin Medaiyese before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for alleged impersonation.

The charge presented by the prosecution counsel read, “That you Oluwatosin Medaiyese “M” on or before 30th January 2020 at Osogbo did falsely represent yourself as Hon. Justice Aliyu Jimoh to Emmanuel Attah Southwest Zonal Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) with the intent of fraudulently securing the posting of Corps members to their desired places of primary assignment and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 108 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Vol. II Laws of Osun State 2002.


Medaiyese, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him.


The counsel to the accused, Mr. Omaniyi Abifarin applied for bail for his client.

He said the alleged offense against Medaiyese is a bailable offense and the accused person is currently on a one-year mandatory service with National Youth Service Corps in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Abifarin assured the court that the accused person will provide reliable surety if granted bail.

The magistrate, Adebola Ajanaku granted the accused person bail in N100,000 with one surety and adjourned the case to 25th March 2020 for hearing.

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