Court Orders Arrest of Bisi Akande's Brother for Fraud, Threat to Life


Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo

An Osogbo chief magistrate court has issued an arrest warrant against the chairman of the governing board of Osun State College of Education, Ila Orangun, Mr. Niyi Akande.

Security sources informed THISDAY that operatives are already seeking relevant information that could lead to his arrest.

The arrest warrant, THISDAY learnt, followed a petition written by Oluseyi Oke through his counsel, K.B Odejide, to Assitant Inspector General of Police, AIG Zone VI, accusing Akande and one Surveyor Debo Adedeji of threat to life, forgery and fraudulent conversion.

Consequent upon the petition written to the police, Messrs Oluseyi Oke & Associates was recommended and duly appointed by Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun, Osun state through the Surveyor-General of Osun State to do the perimeter survey of the college.

The petition noted: “The perimeter survey our client did in Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun is approximately 1402.956 hectares of land, and our client requested for 215 beacon bumbers from the Surveyor-General of the state and this was approved by the Surveyor-General of the State and was used for the project.