Just In: Osun State PDP Chieftain, Diekola Collapses In Court

Court was forced to adjourn after a leading member of the Peoples Democratic Party charged by the police collapsed during an arraignment. A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Mr. Fatai Oyedele, popularly known as Diekola has collapsed in court.

The incident happened after Diekola, Segun Adekilekun and Sikiru Lawal, who were arrested by the police shortly before the governorship rerun held on September 27 were brought to the court by the police on Wednesday.

But after calling the accused persons and they stepped into the dock, Diekola who had a plaster on his hand slumped. The other suspects rushed to save him.

Diekola, who looks very sick was given a chair and the Magistrate, Mr. Olusegun Ayilara, ruled that he could not take the plea of a dying person.

He adjourned the case to November 23  for plea taking.

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