Why SSCE Results Of Students In Ekiti State Was Delayed – WAEC

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has explained the reason why the release of the 2020 West Africa Senior Examination results of candidates in public schools in Ekiti State was delayed. On Thursday, the examination body in a statement by its branch controller Mr. Olajide Hakeem on behalf of the head of WAEC national office, explained that the delay was as a result of traffic congestion on WAEC’s result portal. In a letter written by Hakeem, which is directed to the Commissioner for Education in the State went further to explain that contrary to rumours in some quarters, EKiti State is in no way indebted to WAEC, therefore, indebtedness wasn’t responsible for the delay in the release of results. The WAEC official also noted that the delay and congestion have been resolved as candidates in public schools in the state can now access their results. The letter reads; ”On behalf of the Head of National Office and the entire West African Examinations Council, I hereby tender our unreserved apology for the delay that occurred in the release of Ekiti State Public School results. ”The Council wishes to state clearly, that Ekiti State was not in any way indebted to WAEC. However, it should be noted that many candidates from all parts of the country were unable to access their results throughout yesterday due to the heavy traffic congestion on our site. The results were eventually accessed by 5:45 pm yesterday. ”We condemn in its entirety any attempt by anybody or group making a campaign of calumny to achieve any selfish desires on this very sensitive issue. Ekiti State government remains one of our very reliable clients and we cherish the cordial relationship existing between the state and the Council, which we intend to keep. ”We regret any inconveniences arising from the delay in the release of results of Ekiti State Public Schools.”

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Ekiti State: Three Men Arrested And Charged To Court For Burning And Beheading Ten Corpses For Ritual.

Three men identified as Abimbola, 35, Ahmed Ojo, 56, and Kola Ftoye, 40 have been arrested and prosecuted for killing and burning the bodies of ten people for the purpose of ritual in Ekiti State. Monica Ikebuilo, the police prosecutor, stated that the defendants committed the crime between March and September, 2020, in Orun-Ekiti, Ekiti State. Philip Akintayo, Moreani Ajayi, were said to be  unlucky people whose bodies were chopped as well as the other eight corpses. The defendants who were accused of the crime were said to have violated sections 242(1)b, 210(e) and 213(b) of the criminal code laws of Ekiti State, 2012. The Court was advised by the prosecutor to detain them in the correctional centre pending legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecution. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Adefumike Animo, directed that the defendants be detained at the correctional centre pending legal advice. The case was adjourned to November 6 for hearing by the Chief Magistrate.

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Cutist Sentenced To Death By Hanging In Ekiti State!

An Ekiti State High court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday, September 29, sentenced 29-year-old Gbenga Aluko, to death by hanging for involving in cultism and killings of three residents in the state. Delivering his judgment, Justice Abiodun Adesodun said the prosecutor was able to prove the case beyond reasonable doubt against the accused. “The penalty for the offence committed and established against the accused is death, he is hereby sentenced to death by hanging. May the Lord have mercy on your soul.” According to the charge against the accused, he was found to be a member of a prohibited secret society of Eiye Fraternity, contrary to section 4 of the Secret Cult (Abolition and Prohibition) First Amendment Law No.6, Laws of Ekiti State of Nigeria, 2017. In his confessional statement, Gbenga said he and his cult members in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital masterminded the killings of some people who were believed to be cult members. To proof his case, the prosecutor, Julius Ajibare called two witnesses but tendered no exhibit while the accused called no witness but spoke through his counsel Femi Adetoye. Gbenga and three others members of Eiye Fraternity, Ayodele Ayodeji, 31, Olamide Olurunsola, 43 and Adewale Adekunle 23, all from Ifaki Ekiti, were arrested in February 2019, by Special Anti-Robbery Squad, for alleged involvement in the killings of members of ‘AIYE’ Confraternity, a rival secret cult group, in Ekiti and Ondo states. Gbenga and the other three suspects were paraded by the then Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba in Ado Ekiti. Items recovered from them include one cutlass, charms, one Dell laptop, a foreign woman’s photograph, two Ipad phones and one Infinix phone.

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