June 25, 2022

Ogun Senator slammed Teacher with 100MN damages, retraction on National Dailies over malicious post on WhatsApp Group


A teacher who is reportedly teaching at Abusi Edumare Academy in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State has been slammed with a 100million Naira damages over malicious post against the incumbent Senator of Ogun East, Sen Lekan Mustapha.

According to report gathered, Mr Fesojaiye Adetayo living in Ayegbami Street, Awa-Ijebu of Ijebu North Local Government alledgedly malign the Senator accusing him of pocketing Millions of Naira meant for Federal projects on a WhatsApp loop tagged M.O.A Olaitan for Chairman which consist of the immediate Constituents of the Senator.

His words, ” pls–some township road constructed or under construction nt construction as you said is done by Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) ND not facilitated by SLM. Ask your Oga abt #120m erosion/flood control from Odogbolu to Idi Scale, #12M Erosion/flood control at Asigidi/Anoye Nxt, #80M project along Sagamu-odolemo rd and #8M reconstruction of Dagbolu-Owode Kobaleso community Hall, Omen ward awarded by BCDA as 2019 Constituency projects are abandoned by him”.


Despite been cautioned by other group members not to drag the Senator’s name in mud as those projects were approved during Late Buruji Kashamu’s representation, the Abusi Edumare Academy teacher threw caution into the air with the below response

“Nobody sent me,am only reacting to wrong info posted ascribing road rehabilitated by FERMA to SLM”.

The Solicitor (OTAYEMI LAW OFFICE) accused Mr Fesojaye on behalf of Senator Mustapha of the following

Our client according to you does not worth the office he occupies as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria;
Our client has consistently neglected or abandoned his duty to his Constituents by refusing deliberately to facilitate projects in Ogun East Senatorial District;
Our client has been falsely ascribing/arrogating praise to himself by claiming falsely to be responsible for projects completed by other agencies and as such is dishonest, a cheat and a liar;
Our client has been converting public funds to his private use by claiming to carry out projects executed by other government agencies.

He was further accused of an intention spread odium, distrust and hatred for the Senator.

Demanding retraction from the accused, the chamber demanded for a direct retraction of the malicious libel in all the social media platforms where he has posted earlier with an an additional publication in two national dailies. Also a sum of 100MN was requested as damages for the injury caused with an ultimatum of Seven days else judicial proceedings will be instituted.

As at the time of filing the report, our correspondent gathered that the accused has been going forth to plead with anyone who has a link to the Senator for a soft landing.