Drama looms As Ooni Of Ife Drags Ex-Queen Naomi’s Brother To Court(details within)
The defendant is Naomi Silekunola’s brother, who was the Ooni of Ife’s previous spouse.
Akinfolarin was accused of forging the Atibiti Faaye family’s receipt for the acquisition of 32 land plots. He was charged with forgery and illegal money conversion on three counts.
One of the charges read: “That you, Ogunseyi Akinfolarin, fraudulently convert the sum of N26m being proceeds of the sale of plots of land belonging to Atibuti Oni at Akure, Ondo State.”
According to the prosecution, the alleged offenses were committed in September 2019.
The alleged offenses are punishable under sections 467 and 390(8)(b) of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Vol 1 Laws of Ondo State 2006. Akinfolarin pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Prosecuting counsel DSP Osoobu Itunu told the court that the team is ready to open the case, adding that all witnesses are ready to testify.
Justice Yemi Fasanmi adjourned the case to January 9, 2023, for trial.