Ogun - The man who named his dog Buhari, Joachim Iroko aka Joe, is still remanded in prison three days after being granted bail by an Ogun State magistrate.
Family sources that spoke with Vanguard, said they were able to raise only N20 000, but could not complete the money.
The presiding Chief Magistrate, B.J Ojikutu, admitted the trader to bail in the sum of N50 000 with two sureties in like sum, who must be regular taxpayers in the state.
Iroko, who had been formerly identified as Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, was arrested on Saturday, August 13, after one of his neighbours, Halilu Umar, a northerner, complained that he named a dog after his father, Alhaji Buhari according to News24.
The accused was sent to prison on Monday for conduct likely to cause breach of the peace in a case with suit number MOT/617c/2016.
The Chief Magistrate, B. J. Ojikutu, admitted him to bail in the sum of N50 000 with two sureties in like sum, adding that the sureties must be regular taxpayers in the state.
- News 24