Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, Oyo State chapter has recovered its official vehicle from Niyi Alebiosu of Nigerian Tribune, who has been holding some property of the association illegally.
The vehicle was recovered following a court judgment which granted relief to the national body of SWAN, to retrieve all the association’s property from the Alebiosu.
The national body of SWAN had dragged a former chairman of Oyo SWAN, Niyi Alebiosu to court for being in possession of the association’s property after he had ceased to be a member of the association since 2018, praying the court to grant its prayers to recover all its property.
Delivering the judgment, President, Grade ‘A’ Customary Court, Iyaganku, Ibadan, Mrs Folake Omiteru ordered Niyi Alebiosu to vacate the state office of SWAN situated at Adamasingba, Ibadan, Oyo State and hand over all property of the association including a fourteen-seat bus.
The court also ordered Alebiosu to pay to the plaintiff the sum of twenty thousand naira as a cost of instituting the legal action.