Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Prof Yemi Oshibajo commences legal action against Femi Fani Kayode over Oath Comment

APC’s VP candidate, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has commenced legal actions against Femi Fani-Kayode over the statement he made last weekend that he (Osinbajo) swore an oath with former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to step down six month after election.

Osinbajo, through his lawyer, Femi Falana is seeking N2billion damages for the alleged defamatory statement, he is also demanding a retraction of the statement and an apology which must be aired on four television stations and published in four national newspapers
"The direct meaning, purport and innuendo or insinuation of the false, misleading and defamatory statement is that our client, Prof. Osinbajo is deceitful and participating in a devise that constitutes subterfuge and lacks integrity in concert with others who you also describe as evil, insensitive, wicked, selfish and desperate.” the statement read in part
Falana said if Fani-Kayode doesn't comply with his demands, they would proceed to court to seek redress as he portrayed Osinbajo, who's a pastor and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, in a very bad light

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