His plea was not taken.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs O.G. Oghre, ordered that the defendant be remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional facility pending legal advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Doney Raphel, had told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 10, about 11.00 p.m., at No. 85, Cele bus stop, Oke Eletu, Ijede, Ikorodu.
According to Raphel, the defendant had used a plank to beat the deceased, one Alhaja Risikat Adegbesan, 70, to death.
Oghre adjourned until Aug. 3 pending receipt of legal advice. (NAN)