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Oyo police arrest, detain PDP chieftain over allaged murder of party stalwart

Oyo State Police Command has arrested a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) within the State.

DAILY POST gathered on Thursday {that a} stalwart of PDP in Ibarapa geopolitical zone, Pa Olawuwo was arrested in reference to the homicide of one other occasion chieftain, Dr. Fatai Aborode.

Aborode was killed in December, whereas coming from his farm in Iganga, a city in Ibarapa North Native Authorities of the State.

Although, the Oyo State Police command confirmed the killing of Aborode, our correspondent, nevertheless, gathered that the dying of Aborode who got here to settle in his dwelling city to determine a business farm after spending some years abroad had attracted a number of reactions.

DAILY POST gathered that the state Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde had earlier mentioned that the killing of Aborode was political as towards the idea in some quarters that the deceased was killed by some suspected Fulani herdsmen.

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Makinde who spoke at a Broadcasting Company of Oyo State (BCOS) stay program in February, mentioned that his interplay with the daddy of the deceased revealed that it was not the Fulani herdsmen that killed the deceased, saying that the killing was political.

The State Police Command has, nevertheless, arrested one of many chieftains of the occasion, Olawuwo for alleged involvement within the homicide of the occasion stalwart.

DAILY POST gathered on Thursday that Olawuwo was arrested and detained on the former SARS workplace positioned at Dugbe in Ibadan.

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Our correspondent learnt that a few of the occasion chieftains from Ibarapa Central and Ibarapa North Native Authorities Areas amongst whom are Alhaji Yisau, a former caretaker Chairman, Iliasu Ololade and Mr Obey from Igboora had been on the former SARS workplace to see the occasion chieftain who was nonetheless in police custody as at Thursday.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi when contacted confirmed the arrest to DAILY POST.

Fadeyi instructed DAILY POST that the PDP chieftain was arrested and has been charged to courtroom.

He additional disclosed that the suspect continues to be in Police custody.

Fadeyi mentioned, “Sure, he was charged to courtroom and remanded in police custody.”

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