May 23, 2024

LASG responds to alleged viral video of dismissed Customary Court member

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Etim Ekpimah

The Lagos State Government has reacted to the viral video on social media, where one Mr Olayemi Ayeni (the complainant) alleged that a former Customary Court member, Mr Ishola Razaki Adeyemi, abused his office by displaying unprofessional behaviour.

According to the viral video, the complainant accused Adeyemi of snatching his wife and his children from him.

The Executive Secretary, Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, Titilola Vivour Adeniyi, said on Tuesday, 5 July 2022 that the case which happened between 2014/2015m adding that it was investigated by the Lagos State Judicial Service Commission.

She noted that the findings of the investigation subsequently led to the termination of the appointment of the member of the Customary Court.

She said: “The attention of the State Government has been drawn to a viral video circulating the social media space wherein one Mr Olayemi Ayeni (The Complainant) alleged that a former Customary Court Member, Mr Ishola Razaki Adeyemi, abused his office by exhibiting unprofessional conduct in a customary court case involving the complainant and his wife and proceeded to snatch his wife and children from him.

“The matter which occurred between 2014/2015 was investigated by the Lagos State Judicial Service Commission. The findings of the investigation subsequently led to the termination of the appointment of the Member of the Customary Court.

“It was discovered that the viral video was posted by “Ogbongefriends” sometime in 2016.

“Members of the public are informed that the Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency has attempted to reach out to Ogbongefriends on their various social media accounts, but unfortunately their accounts have not been active since 2018.”

Adeniyi stated that all efforts to reach out to the complainant have been to no avail. She added: “We, therefore, use this medium to encourage anyone with useful information about the complainant to please reach out via our social media handles- @dsvrt on twitter or @dsva on instagram or on 0813-796-0048.”

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