45-year old man lands in prison for allegedly stealing government’s Christmas decorations

A 45-year-old man who identified himself as a scavenger, Kamorudeen Salau, has been arrested by officers of the Oyo State Police Command in Ibadan, the state capital.

Salau was on Friday arraigned before an Iwo Road Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing Christmas decorations erected by the Oyo State government.

DAILY POST gathered that Oyo state government under the leadership of Mr. Seyi Makinde had recently decorated some roundabouts within the Ibadan metropolis for the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

But, Salau, whose address was unknown, was arraigned on a one-count charge of stealing on Friday.

The Prosecutor, ASP Sunday Ogunremi, told the court that on Dec. 26, at about 11.30 am., Salau allegedly stole some iron rods, valued at N20,000 and some Christmas decoration…

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