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Tuesday, January 16

Davido's Aide, Kayode arraigned in court

Umarudeen Kayode was arraigned in the on January 12; a day after he engaged in a fistcuff at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport.

The 25-year-old lad, was the perpetrators of the chaos that happened at the airport when a checkpoint staff at the airport attempted to verify some of the checked luggage with the attached tags, but, rather than allow the staff to carry out his duties, Kayode insisted that he would not allow him to verify the luggage, which after much argument and insistence, led to the fisticuffs.


Umarudeen allegedly punched the Checkpoint staff on the face, which attracted other security officials at the terminal who immediately attempted to arrest him. He resisted arrest and pummeled another airport security staff attached to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria at the baggage claim area, an Assistant Customs Comptroller was also injured.

Umarudeen was arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate court on a 5-count charge yesterday January 12th. He was charged for assault, breach of public peace and for resisting arrest. The first charge accused him of obstructing and resisting a public officer, an offence contrary to section 117(1) and punishable under the same section of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.

He was granted bail by the magistrate in the sum of N50, 000 and two sureties in like sum. The sureties must have variable addresses within the jurisdiction of the court.

According to reports, Umarudeen was not able to meet the bail condition as at the time the court closed for the day. Therefore,  Umarudeen will be sleeping in the prison this weekend until he perfects his bail conditions.