EXONERATED: UK medical tribunal clears Dr Olufunmilayo Ogunsanya of rape, abusive relationship charges levelled by Dr Bola Aseyan

Popular Twitter Doctor, Olufunmilayo exonerated by UK’s Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service of allegations of inappropriate conduct falsely leveled against him by his ex female friend, Dr. – Bolanle Aseyan

The United Kingdoms Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service have exonerated popular Nigerian Twitter doctor, Olufunmilayo Ogunsanya who was accused of r@pe by his ex-girlfriend, Bolanle Aseyan. 

In October 2020, Bolanle in a series of Twitter accused Olufunmilayo of s£xually abusing her. Posting via her handle @bola_aseyan, Bolanle who is based in the UK, accused Olufunmilayo of being a different person from what he presents online, added that she has proof of all he allegedly did to her. She further revealed that she didn’t press charges earlier because it will make him lose his license as a medical doctor. See to see her tweets

Olufunmilayo denied the allegation and the matter was dragged before the UK Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service. After three years of trial, Olufunmilayo was today exonerated. The Tribunal ruled that the claims made by Bolanle were ‘determined but found not proven’. The tribunal then ruled that his fitness to practice as a doctor in the UK is not impaired. 

Human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, who is also Olufunmilayo’s lawyer here in Nigeria, disclosed this on his Twitter handle this morning, He shared screenshots of the judgement from the tribunal. He also disclosed that Olufunmilayo had been dragged before the UK’s Metropolitan Police on false allegation of rape. He said Olufunmilayo was cleared by the UK Police after investigation as the police found that the allegation were unsubstantiated. He siad that Bolanle who was bitter at the way Olufunmilayo ended their relationship, went ahead to file a complaint against him at the General Medical Council (GMC) in 2020 in the hope that he will lose his practice license.

Inibehe stated that the Tribunal today ruled in favor of Olufunmilayo. He added that Bolanle is currently facing both civil and criminal cases in Nigeria.