Ekiti - Adebayo Ogungbemi, the 22-year-old who allegedly caused a security scare at the premises of the Ekiti Government House in Ado-Ekiti on Wednesday, has been arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Ogungbemi was charged on Monday with conducting himself in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace at the Government House.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Caleb Leramo, told the court that the accused at about 9 am on the said date wore an object suspected to be an explosive and wandered around the premises of the Government House for a disorderly purpose.
He said the accused by his actions contravened Section 249(d), 80 and 250(6) of the Criminal Code Cap C38 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty when his plea was taken.
His counsel, Mr Ropo Filani, prayed the court to grant his client bail on liberal terms, saying a reliable surety would be provided.
Chief Magistrate Richard Adegboye granted the accused bail in the sum of N100,000 and two ‘substantial’ sureties in like sum.
He adjourned the case till Jan.16, 2013 for mention.