AGN President visits IDP camp in Gombe State
AGN President Ibinabo Fiberesima takes a tour of the IDP camp in Gombe.
The actress and head of the AGN was taken around the camp by the officials. On her visit
Last week the Lagos State Court of Appeal reserved judgment in the appeal filed by Ibinabo Fiberesima regarding her five years sentencing in the death of Dr. Giwa Suraj.
Ibinabo Fiberesima was sentenced for the five years jail term by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi of a Lagos State High Court for reckless driving which led to the death of Dr. Giwa Suraj along the Lekki-Epe expressway, Lagos on February 26th 2006.
The actress, as her response to the ruling filed an appeal through her counsel, challenging the decision of the court.
She wants the court to reverse the N100, 000 fine it has ruled on, with an exemption of incarceration.
Her move prompted the Lagos State government to take the further to the High Court, which took the decision to sentence Ibinabo to 5 years imprisonment.
Presided by Justice Ndukwe-Anyanwu, a hearing designed to appeal against the judgment was held yesterday, January 28, 2016.
After the counsel adopted their written addresses, the Appeal Court maintained a taciturn approach and instructed that the defendant, who was not present at the time of the court session, be present on the day of judgment.
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