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Police Arrest Osun Monarch’s Son Over Killing Of PDP Chieftain



Police Arrest Osun Monarch’s Son Over Killing Of PDP Chieftain

The Osun State Police Command has arrested a son to the Ogiyan of Ejigbo, Oba Oyeyode Oyesosin, Prince Eniola Oyeyode over the death of a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Richard Idowu, popularly known as
Adeori Okin.

A statement issued by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola on Sunday, revealed that Eniola ordered his guard to test his double barrel gun before the guard shot Idowu, a United States based lecturer.

It read, “The Osun Police Command is using this medium to inform the general public that the Command is aware of the the incident of shooting that occurred at Ejigbo which led to the death of one Dr. Richard Adeori Okin.

“The incident occurred on 27/1/2024 at about 9:48 pm after the 50th Coronation Anniversary of the Ogiyan of Ejigbo, Oba Oyeyode Oyesosin where one Prince Eniola Oyeyode ‘m’ of Ejigbo Instructed one of his civilian guards named Hammed Abdul Jelili ‘m’ of Ejigbo to fire his double barrel gun into the air to confirm if the gun is in good condition or not, but instead shot directly at the victim and he was rushed to a hospital but confirmed dead by the Doctor.

“Meanwhile, the prince Eniola Oyeyode who gave the order to his civilian guard to fire gun have been arrested and detained.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Bzigu Dali Kwazhi, mni, therefore appeals to member of the public especially the residents of Ejigbo to remain calm as discreet investigation has commenced immediately.”