ABUJA (Sundiata Post) Further evidence regarding Senator Adeleke’s alleged exam malpractise has been released by the Nigerian police today.
Read the police press statement below;
“On 21st July 2017, the Osun State Police Intelligence Bureau (SIB) received and acted on an actionable intelligence about an ongoing examination malpractice involving Senator Ademola Adeleke and Sikiru Adeleke at OJO/Aro Community Grammar School in Osun state.
When the Police operative arrived at the school, only Sikiru Adeleke was found seated for the examination, while Senator Ademola Adeleke seat was vacant.
Further investigation revealed that both Senator Adeleke and his brother Sikiru Adeleke registered and were sitting for NECO 2017 as internal candidates impersonating students of the School.
This crime was facilitated by the principal of the school, and two other members of staff of the school for which they are under investigation and being charged to court.
The Principal of the school, Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau, the staff responsible for registration, Mr Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo and a teacher Mr dare Olutope were arrested on 21 July 2017. .
Senator Adeleke was arrested on 27 July 2017 and Sikiru Adeleke was arrested on 8 August 2017. However, Police investigation revealed the following prima facie and culpability facts against Senator Adeleke and four (4) others.
i. Senator Adeleke admitted that he registered for the exam and did not sit for the examination but has a result with 7 Credits and 1 Pass, a copy of which was obtained from NECO by the Police.
ii. The Ojo/Aro 2017 NECO, SSCE school photo album (School’s copy), with Senator Adeleke and Sikiru Adeleke Photographs in school uniforms in the said album, .
Senator Ademola Adeleke in the NECO 2017 Result obtained by the Police claimed that he was born on 12th June 1997 but in his statement to the Police, senator Ademola Adeleke wrote 13th May 1960 as his Date of Birth.
iii. The photographs of both Senator Ademola Adeleke and Sikiru Adeleke appearing side by side in the photo album have no NECO stamps on them.
Charges of Examination Malpractice, Criminal Conspiracy, Personation, Breach of Duty, Aiding and Abetting have been filed against them.