Court Bailiff Brutalised over Attempt to Serve Ikenne Council Vice Chairman


The bailiff of Sagamu High Court, Mr. Oluwaseun Adetayo Odunlami, has reportedly been stabbed in the head by thugs in his bid to carry out his lawful duty.

Graphic pictures made available to our correspondent shows Mr. Odunlami heavily bloodied with deep cuts to the head and battered lips. The photo may be viewed here.

Mr. Odunlami had to receive urgent medical attention at a nearby hospital.

The bailiff who was on duty to deliver a hearing notice from Honourable Justice T.A. Okansanwo of Court 3 to serve the Originating process and hearing notice on Hon. Efuwape (1st Respondent), APC and OGSIEC in a pre-election matter in respect of the forthcoming Local Govt/Councilorship scheduled to hold on 24th July, 2021, in suit No: HCS/286/21 filed by Mr. Osularu Muyiwa.

According to the the report, Mr. Osularu alleged in the suit that being the winner of the All Progressive Congress primary election held in Ward 5, Iperu Remo, Ikenne local Government, Ogun State, his name was fraudulently substituted for the Vice chairman who never participated in the APC primary election.

“Meanwhile, the court granted an Ex-perte Order today (13th July, 2021) as moved by Daud Fazaz Segun, the counsel to the Applicant wherein the court directed that the case will be heard during vacation considering the urgency and the court further ordered that hearing notice be served.”


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