Feb 9, 2023

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4 Years After, Court Sentences 42-Year-Old Man to Death by Hanging for Killing Top Monarch – Legit.ng

  • A high court in Ado Ekiti has sentenced a man, Ademola Omoniyi, to death by hanging for murdering a traditional ruler of the state
  • The assassination of the monarch by Omoniyi took place on August 20, 2018 in Odo Oro Ekiti in the Judicial Department of Ikole Ekiti.
  • Judge Olukayode Ogundana, who announced the court verdict, said Omoniyi hung to the last breath

A 42-year-old man, Ademola Omoniyi, was sentenced to death by hanging for killing an Ekiti state traditional leader, Oba Gbadebo Ibitoye Olowoselu ll, the Onise of Odo-Oro Ekiti in Ikole Governorate of Ekiti.

The Nation reports that a Supreme Court of Ado Ekiti Omoniyi has sentenced to it died Thursday, May 5, following a ruling by Judge Olukayode Ogundana.

The court refuted in his decision, the notion that the defendant was insane when he committed the crime

At the sentencing hearing, Ogundana said Omoniyi would be hanged until he was charged with the murder of Oba Gbadebo breathe his last.

His words:

“This court sentences Ademola Omoniyi to death and shall be hanged until his last death. May the Lord have mercy on your soul.”

Charges against 42-year-old Omoniyi

Omoniyi was found to have been tried on the basis of a Charged with murder in a case that violates Section 316 and is punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap C16, Laws of Ekiti 2012.

A review of his case has shown that the Convicts were murdered by Oba Gbadebo on August 20, 2018 in Odo Oro Ekiti at the Ikole Ekiti Justice Department.

One ​​of the chiefs of the community who made a statement about the incident in court said that they were in the palace for Onise in a council meeting when Omoniyi entered the palace around 7am.

The chief said before the meeting started Omoniyi was sitting on Kabiyesi (the seat of the traditional chief), but the chiefs frowned at his action and drove him away.

He added:

“After the meeting, the late Onise in the company of him. A male employee was attacked while walking back to the main palace.

“After stabbing the victim with a knife, Omoniyi began to present himself as the king of the city.”

Additionally, during the hearing on the matter, the prosecutor Adegboyega Morakinyo summoned five witnesses and presented a medical report, statements of the convict and a knife as evidence.

However, the convict spoke in his own defense through his attorney, Tope Salami, and the case ended, without Omoniyi calling a witness.

Rapture for sale? Pastor makes money as church members pay each NN310,000 in exchange for heaven, video emerges

A Nigerian preacher named Pastor Ade Abraham has reportedly built a camp in Ekiti state, where he told his members the gate of heaven exists.

To make it to the camp, Pastor Ade demands the sum of N310,000, which is said to be a fee for him, to fly its willing members to heaven.

A video has already shown that some people are in the camp and have vehemently refused to come back, saying that the rapture coming soon.

< h2>The Governor of Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi, finally joins Tinubu, Minister Nwajiuba, to declare himself for the Presidency

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, had joined some top members of the All Progressives Congress n ( APC) to declare his intention to run for the presidency.

Fayemi made an official statement in Abuja on Wednesday, May 4th, promising to ensure youth empowerment when he becomes president.

The governor, who also chairs the Nigerian Governors Forum, said the decision to make the statement was a matter of careful consideration with key stakeholders in the APC and the country as a whole.