Court summons Fatoyinbo, Busola over rape allegations




Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA Photo: Dailypost

Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) and celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo have both been summoned by the Federal High Court in Abuja to appear before it within 14 days, The Cable reports.

The summon document is in relation to the rape allegation leveled against Fatoyinbo by Busola Dakolo during an interview with Y!Naija where she said the cleric raped her in 2002 as a teenager.

“You are hereby commanded that within fourteen (14) days after the service of this writ on you, inclusive of the day of such service you do cause an appearance to be entered for you, in an action of Mrs. Busola Dakolo; and take notice that in default the claimant may proceed, and judgement may be given in your absence,” the summon read.

Pastor-Biodun-Fatoyinbo-of-COZA and Busola Dakolo Photo: The Nation

Dakolo alleged that the action was an ‘intentional infliction of emotional distress”, therefore demands that Fatoyinbo should publish an apology on the front page of at least two (2) national newspaper and two national televisions for seven days running consecutively.

“An order of this honourable court directing the defendant to publish a clearly worded apology to the claimant on the front page of at least two (2) national newspaper and two national televisions for seven days running consecutively.

“An order of this honourable court directing the defendant to address a personal letter of apology to the claimant, showing honest remorse for his misdeeds.”




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