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Man Arrested for Criticizing Lai Muhammed Gains Freedom

ADEOLA AJAYI, EKITI

The Minister for information and culture
Alhaji Lai Mohamme, tag a LIER by citizen.

The Minister who by origin Kwara state, Oro. A broadcaster who insulted the Minister in a Video that went viral
released Rotimi Jolayemi, was released from police detention.

According to the statement made by his wife gathered by CMM

“I am very thankful to The CMM TEAM for putting the authorities under pressure to release my husband who was illegally detained. He was finally released this afternoon by the police. He was, however, asked to return on Monday to sign some papers.”

Jolayemi, who anchors a Yoruba radio programme, ‘Bi aye se ri’ on Osun State Broadcasting Service and Radio Kwara, was on May 5, 2020 arrested by the police.

At the Trial the broadcaster pleaded not guilty to the charge leveled against him bordering on the alleged distribution of an audio file said to have caused annoyance, ill will, hatred, and insults towards the minister, while the police stated his offence can be trace in section 24(1)(b) of the cybercrimes act 2015.

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