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Police Arrest Three Over Murder Of Senator Adeola’s Aide



Police Kill One, Arrest Three Other Robbers In Anambra 

The Lagos State Police Command, on Monday, paraded three male suspects in connection with the robbery and murder of Adeniyi Sanni, an aide to Senator Solomon Adeola, who is popularly known as Yayi.

Their arrest was disclosed by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, during a press briefing at the command’s headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos.

News About Nigeria gathered that Sanni died on August 5, 2023, when he was intercepted by some individuals at a checkpoint in Ojodu Berger en route to his home in Lagos.

The deceased was found lifeless with gunshot wounds at Toyota bus stop in the Oshodi area of the state.

According to the police, the arrested suspects are Fred Azeez Okuno, a 43-year-old resident of Lagos; Lucky Idudu Michael, a 33-year-old from Delta State; and Adedigba Segun, a 26-year-old from Ibadan, Oyo state.

“Through painstaking intelligence and investigative activities which brought out the best in the capacity of Lagos Police Command, we have succeeded in arresting the syndicate of the robbery and murder. The three suspects directly involved in the robbery and murder were arrested with three firearms including the killer’s weapon were recovered,” the Commissioner said.

It was also gathered that before the arrest made by the Lagos State Police, the lawmaker who is representing Ogun West Senatorial District, had earlier alleged that his aide was killed by a syndicate of soldiers operating under the newly-deployed Commander of 9 Brigade, Ikeja Cantonment of the Nigeria Army, through the mounting of checkpoints and robbing of lone occupants of cars.