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Police arrest two in Ogun over killing of Okada rider

Men of Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday 20th of August, 2019 arrested the duo of Lekan Odusote a 27-year old man who resides at Sango area Ijebu-Ode and Monday John ,22,of Molipa Estate Ijebu-Ode over the killing of yet to be identified okada rider before snatching his motorcycle.
The two suspects lured the bike man to Ikangba area Obalende in Ijebu-Ode where they killed him and took his corpse to an uncompleted building, dug a shallow grave and buried him there.
Having done with the Okada man, they took his motorcycle to Ijebu-Igbo where they sold it at the rate of #120,000 (One hundred and twenty thousand). Luck however ran against them when they were about to share the money because of their inability to agree on a particular sharing formular. This led to a serious altercation between them and some of their pronouncements arouse the suspicious of people around and they informed the Police.
Upon the information, the DPO Obalende division, CSP Sunday Omonijo swiftly dispatched his detectives to effect the arrest of the two suspects. On interrogation, they confessed luring an Okada man to an isolated area where they killed him and took possession of the motorcycle which they sold, and the sharing formular of the porceed caused disagreement between them. The suspects have taken police to the uncompleted building where the victim was buried, and the corpse has been recovered and taken to mortuary for post mortem examination.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.

Sunday Olatunji
Dele Fashomi, seasoned journalist and communication teacher, is a holder of Master of Arts degree in Communication and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan in 1992/93. Earlier, he had bagged a Bachelor degree from the same university in 1984, after which he proceeded to the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, in 1990, for a postgraduate diploma in Journalism. He had done many courses in communication, including the EU-BBC Editing Course in 2002. Mr. Fashomi combines effectively the practice, research and teaching of communication. And to date, he has published two academic works in communication: Issues in Communication Technology and Policy (2010) and Economic and Social Issues in Advertising and PR (2013). He had his first break in the Nigerian media in Concord Newspapers in 1990 and today, he has over two and half decades experience earned in several newspapers. He has been part of many start-ups, such as The Republic (1987), The Comet (1999), The Anchor 2001 - 2002; Sun Newspapers (2003); Westerner newsmagazine (2005 - 2010) as Editor; National Life (2011) as Sunday Editor, and Newswatch Newspapers (2012- 2016) as Daily Editor. Dele Fashomi is now the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Newstide247.com newspaper online, which he started in July 2015. He is also into biography writing, with many books in his trail, some of which he wrote alone and one he co- authored with his mentor, Mr Dare Babarinsa, entitled:  Olabiyi Durojaiye - DARE TO BE DiFFERENT. He also guided and collaborated with Pa Olatunji Odusanya in writing his autobiography - AGAINST ALL ODDS. There are many other books in the works under his pen.
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