OJEKUNLE
V.
STATE

(2021) JELR 108901 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/IB/229C/2017 ·  2 Jun 2021 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
Jimi Olukayode Bada Justice of the Court of Appeal Ugochukwu Anthony Ogakwu Justice of the Court of Appeal Folasade Ayodeji Ojo Justice of the Court of Appeal

FOLASADE AYODEJI OJO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan Judicial Division in SUIT NO. I/81C/2015 BETWEEN THE STATE AND (1) RIDWAN OJEKUNLE (2) SAHEED ADESINA delivered on the 24th of March, 2017.

The Appellant and one Saheed Adesina stood trial before the lower Court on a two count charge which read as follows:

COUNT I

That you Ridwan Ojekunle, Saheed Adesina and others now at large on 2nd February, 2015 at Adeyemo Layout Odo-Oba, Ibadan within the Ibadan Judicial Division did conspire to commit felony to wit: armed robbery contrary to and punishable under Section 6 (b) of Robbery and Firearms Special Provisions Act, Cap R11, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

COUNT II

​That you, RIDWAN OJEKUNLE, SAHEED ADESINA and others now at large on 2nd February, 2015 at Adeyemo Layout, Odo-Oba, Ibadan within the Ibadan Judicial Division while armed with gun and cutlasses did rob one Taibat Adunni Orobiyi of her b…

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