Eleven suspects have been arrested by the Nigeria Police, Zone 2 comprising Lagos and Ogun on Monday in connection with the gruesome murder of Olu of Agodo, in Ewekoro local government area of Ogun State, Oba Odetola Olajide Ayinde.
In a release issued by Hauwa Idris Adamu, the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, Zone 2 Command Headquarters, Onikan-Lagos, said the arrest followed a petition received by the Police over the gruesome murder of the late monarch.
“That on Monday 24th January 2022 His Royal Highness Oba Odetola Olajide Ayinde, the Olu of Agodo town in Ifo LGA. Ogun State was murdered by one Gbeminyi Sotade (aka okon) and his cohorts.
The late traditional ruler went to his village on a portion of land to clear the graveside of his late brother, all of a sudden a group of hoodlums numbering about 50; led by one Gbeminiyi Sotade ‘m’ attacked him while 3 of his relatives were assaulted and machete”.
“The hoodlums pushed the traditional ruler into his red Toyota Sienna SUV 2016 model with Registration number APP 55 GF while one Agbara drove the vehicle in the company of other hoodlums to a nearby forest, they poured petrol on him and the vehicle was finally set ablaze with the corpse locked in it”.
Adamu -Hauwa added that “the three persons who narrowly escaped death are:
Alfa Wahab, Deborah Onilere ansLydia Odetola