40 year old Joachim Chinakwe who named his dog Buhari was today arraigned before a Sango Magistrate Court, Ogun state. He was arrested at Ketere area of Sango Ota on August13th after he was reported by a neighbour for naming his pet dog Buhari.
According to the charge sheet, Joachim who is a trader, was said to have behaved himself in a manner that could cause breach of peace by naming his dog Buhari and parading same at the Hausa section of Ketere market in Sango area.
The charge read in part
“That you, Joachim Iroko ‘m’ (a.k.a Joe) and another still at large on the13th Day of August, 2016 at about 1730hrs at Ketere area Sango, in the Ota Magisterial District did conduct yourselves in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by writing a name BUHARI on a dog and parading same in the Hausa section of Ketere market Sango Ota and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 249(d) of Criminal Code Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2006.”
Joachim pleaded not guilty to the charge. He was granted a N50, 000 bail, with two sureties in like sum.