ILARO-YEWA – Two teachers of DEUTERONOMY ACADEMY, Ilaro-Yewa, have been brought before the Chief Magistrate D.O. Ogunbowale Kolawole of Magistrate Court One, sitting in Ilaro-Yewa, Ogun State, on a two counts charge of assault and conspiracy to harm and to cause injury to Mester Mohammed Kabir Yakubu, an eleven years old pupil of the School.
The unavailability of the boy’s counsel, Mr. D.O.Folalu, at the court, due to ill-health, has stalled the hearing, which prompted the Chief Magistrate to adjourned the hearing till May 11, 2023.
It would be recalled that the two teachers – Joseph Aborishade, M, 33, and John Hammetama, M, 38
of the Deuteronomy Academy, Ilaro, Yewa South LGA, Ogun State were arraigned on two counts charge on April 12, 2023, as contained in the charge number MLO/34/C/2023:
“COUNT I: That you MOSES ABORISHADE ‘M’ and JOHN HAMMETEMA ‘M’ on the 31st of March, 2023 at about 12 00hrs at Deuteronomy Nursery and Primary School, Ilaro Magisterial district did conspire together to wit assault Occ. harm and injury to one MOHAMMED KABIR YAKUBU ‘M’ on his left wrist and hereby committed an offence contrary to, and punishable under section 516 of Criminal Code of Ogun State of Nigeria.
“COUNT II: That you JOHN HAMMETEMA ‘M’ on the same date and place at about 12.30hrs at the aforementioned Magisterial district did assault one MOHAMMED KABIR YAKUBU ‘M’ who is a pupil in the School and caused injury on his left wrist and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 355 of Criminal Code Law of Ogun State of Nigeria 2006”.