The Lagos State government has arraigned Eze Ndigbo of Ajao Estate, Frederick Nkemdilim Nwajago, before Justice Yetunde Adesanya of a Lagos High Court sitting in Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) for alleged terrorism.
He was arraigned on a nine count charge in a suit marked no: LD/21505C/2023 by the state government.
The state counsel, Deputy Director in the Ministry of Justice, Mr. Jonathan Ogunsanya, who represented the Attorney General of Lagos State, Mr.Moyosore Onigbanjo SAN, informed the court to allow the defendant to take his plea.
The defendant was arraigned on nine count charge bordering on, attempt to do acts of terrorism, participation in terrorism, meeting to support proscribed entity, attempt to finance an act of terrorism and preparation to commit an act of terrorism.
His offences contravene the provision of section 403(2) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 and sections 12(c), 18, 21, 29 & 12(a) of the Terrorism (Prevention & Prohibition) Act, 2022, amongst others.
The defendant denied the allegation and pleaded not guilty to all the counts charge.
The judge subsequently adjourned the case to July 4 and 5, 2023 for trial.