A faculty supervisor has discovered himself in deep trouble after he was discovered to have carried out one thing stunning to a mere two-year-old woman.
Miss Gloria Chinoyera, an ex-social employee, on Tuesday advised the newly-inaugurated Ikeja Sexual Offences and Home Violence Court docket how a two-year-old Chrisland Faculty pupil was allegedly defiled by the college supervisor.
In line with the Information Company of Nigeria, the college supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, 47, is going through a cost of kid defilement.
The prosecution alleged that Adenekan dedicated the offence someday in November 2016 at Chrisland Faculty, Victoria Backyard Metropolis (VGC), Ajah, Lagos.
Chinoyera, a lawyer ,who has additionally undergone specialist coaching in social work and points referring to youngsters, was led in proof by Mrs O. Akinsete, the prosecuting counsel.
She stated: “At 9.15 a.m. on Nov. 24, 2016, the defendant was dropped at the police station, the mom of kid `X’ was requested to carry her daughter to the station.
“Throughout the interplay with baby, she stated that Mr Adenekan had used his wee-wee on her wee-wee and his mouth on her wee-wee, she additionally stated that he involves her classroom to take a seat and watch the tv together with her.
“The police made a video recording of our interplay with baby `X’.
“Shortly after our interview, Mr Adenekan was introduced by the Investigating Police Officer (IPO) into the room we had been in, the IPO didn’t realise that we had been nonetheless within the room.
“When she (the IPO) realised we had been nonetheless within the room, she pulled Mr Adenekan again however Youngster `X’ had already seen him.
“She received very emotional and began crying that she wished to see Mr Adenekan that he’s her good friend, we tried to calm her down however she saved insisting that she wished to see him.
“We needed to take her to the workplace of the Divisional Police Officer to calm her down.
“After the interview and primarily based on what Youngster `X’ had stated, we (myself, the Officer in Cost of Human Rights, Youngster X and her mom) determined to go to the college at VGC, Ajah.”
Chinoyera added: “She was requested to indicate us her classroom which she did and the primary classroom she confirmed us had no tv in it.
“We had been made to know that that was her new classroom as the college had modified her classroom after the allegation towards Mr Adenekan.
“We requested her to indicate us her former classroom which she did and proper in that classroom there was a black tv.
“We requested her to indicate us Mr Adenekan’s workplace the place she alleged he takes her to, she performed for some time as a result of she didn’t know the seriousness of what was taking place.
“She took us upstairs, pointed to an workplace and an official confirmed that that was Mr Adenekan’s workplace
“She additionally confirmed us a room within the workplace which is to the precise which was a bathroom the place she claimed he cleans her up after the act.
“The kid at the moment was two years and 11- months previous and he or she is very clever.
“I made an announcement to the police on Nov. 25, 2016 particularly because the DPO wished us to put in writing how the matter received to his station. That was the top of my involvement within the matter.”
Earlier throughout her proof, Chinoyera advised the courtroom that she was a volunteer social employee from Could 2016 to November 2016 on the Workplace of the Public Defender (OPD) when a petition concerning the alleged defilement was filed by Youngster X’s mom.
The ex-social employee claimed that efforts to get the college to interrogate Adenekanwere on futile on two events and that the college supervisor was transferred to the Ikeja department of Chrisland Faculty following the allegation.
She stated it was on the third time on Nov. 22, 2016 with the help of Space “F ” Police Command that entry to Adenekan was granted.
The defence counsel, Mr Olatunde Adejuyigbe (SAN), whereas cross-examining Chinoyera queried how environment friendly her investigation into the alleged defilement was.
The ex-social employee revealed in the course of the cross-examination that the matter was not initially reported to the police.
“The petitioner stated when it was talked about to the college, the college stated it was not potential for Mr Adenekan to do it as at Nov. 16, 2016 when nothing was carried out about it, she filed a petition to the OPD.
“In line with the petitioner, she had initially thought of reporting to the police however she thought that the police could possibly be `humorous’ at instances.
“She determined to go to the OPD which she felt will see to the top of the matter,” she stated.
Chinoyera additionally revealed underneath cross-examination that whereas performing in her capability as a social employee within the case, she by no means spoke to the defendant, the lecturers and the administration of Chrisland Faculty.
“I by no means spoke to the defendant, I had no trigger to; my main concern was for the kid, her welfare and safety.
“I didn’t communicate to lecturers, the police did, I went to the Chrisland Faculty simply as soon as and twice after I was trying to ask Adenekan for interrogation.
“I didn’t actually communicate to the administration of the college, the police did, I solely spoke to them to verify the workplace of Adenekan.
“It was not in my place to conduct an investigation, it was the responsibility of the police.
“I used to be there to make sure that justice was carried out within the matter, the kid was okay and never traumatised,” she stated.
Justice Sybil Nwaka adjourned the case till Feb. eight for continuation of trial.