Security guard docked for allegedly stealing school’s solar lamp, footballs

By Chidinma Ewunonu-Aluko

A 40-year-old security guard, David Michael, was on Friday arraigned before a Grade ‘A’ Customary Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing the school’s solar lamps and footballs.

Michael, who worked with Onireke High School, Ibadan and whose address was not provided, was charged with theft, to which he, however, pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecutor, Mr Philip Amusan, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on May 21, at about 7.00 p.m. at the school.

Amusan said that Michael stole the school’s six solar lamps worth N900,000 and footballs worth N18,000.

He stated that the defendant also willfully left his duty post without the school’s consent and proper handing over.

The offences, according to him, were contrary to Section 390(9) of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The court President, Mrs Moji Aworemi, granted the defendant bail in the sum N500,000, with two sureties in like sum.

Aworemi adjourned the case till June 27 for hearing. (NAN)