Court bars family from tampering with late Reps member’s property
Justice Kamorudeen Olawoyin of Oyo State High Court, Ibadan has restrained the family of late member of House of Representatives, Honourable Temitope Issac Anthony Sugar, from intermeddling, selling and dealing with his properties.
The court also ordered the late Sugar’s family, their agents, privies, servants, employees, and workmen from ejecting, selling offering for sale or disposing or dealing adversely with his residential apartments or any parts thereof.
The judge made the order while granting an exparte application filed by the children of late Sugar and his siblings.
The court barred the late Sugar’s family, their employee, workmen, servants, or proxies from ejecting and or selling, offering for sale or disposing or dealing adversely with the residential apartment or any part thereof.
The late Sugar who represented Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency member of House of Representative was reportedly killed on March 9, 2019, during the governorship and House of Assembly election at Lalupon area of Ibadan, Oyo State.
His children who include: Bukola; Timileyin; Semilogo; Ireyimika; Boluwatife: Ayomide and Ifeoluwa, who are all infants, filed the suit through their Guardian /administrator to their late father’s.
Joined as respondents in the suit marked I/936/2020 are: Prince Yinka Olatoye and Gabriel Oladutun Olatoye.
The judge however granted the order following submission of their counsel, Dr. Babatunde Oni, on an exparte application and affidavit in support.
Late Sugar’s properties include: several acres of land at Iyana Olore, opposite proposed IGEM University; Ibadan; A storey building at No. 8 off Soyemi Street, off Salami road, new Bodija. lbadan; two set of bungalow at Soyemi Street, Bodija Ibadan; Hon. Sugar shopping complex beside Stanbic Bank, lyana Church, Ibadan valued at N30 million; a property at No. 1, Everlasting Link Road under bridge, lwo Road, Ojoo Expressway, General Gas, lbadan, Oyo State valued at N50 million; a property at No. 4, Forest Street, Kolapo lshola, GRA, Ibadan, Oyo State valued at N8 million and a plot of land at Maitama 2, Makpe. Abuja.
The restrain orders according to the judge, will remain till the hearing and determination of the substantive suit filed by late Sugar’s children against the respondents. The court therefore fixed hearing of the substantive suit to October 12, 2020.
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