The three young men who kidnapped Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, the Oniba of Iba, have been sentenced to death.
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court in Ikeja handed down this judgement in hour-long proceedings on Wednesday. The trial judge said she found all the convicts guilty of all charges against them. .
She gave her orders this way: “For causing the death of Sunday Okanlawon and Joseph Okeke a security guard, they were sentenced to death. .
I hereby sentence the offenders to life imprisonment for shooting the Olori of Abosede Goriola in the abdomen. .
Conspiracy to murder, 10 years. Conspiracy to commit kidnap 10 years each, armed robbery – Life imprisonment, Kidnapping 21 years imprisonment. This is the ruling of the Court. Sentence to run concurrently.”