Friday, January 24, 2020
Oko Oloyun’s murder: Police interrogate staff, two escorts
In connection with the death of the popular tradomedical doctor, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf Oko-Oloyun, who was killed on Thursday, January 23, 2020 along Abeokuta- Igboora-Iseyin Road by yet-to-be-known assailants, the police have summoned Some staff and the two police officer attached to the deceased for questioning.
In a statement released by the the Commissioner of Police Oyo State Police Command, CP. Shina T. Olukolu, which was released on Friday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Police Command, SP. Fadeyi Olugbenga, the police stated that there was an alleged fraud in the account record book of the deceased company which had earlier been burnt by some staff members.
The statement reads: “The Commissioner of Police Oyo State Police Command, CP. Shina T. Olukolu psc(+) wishes to put the record straight on the most unfortunate death of Alh. Fatai Yussuf a.k.a ‘Oko Oloyun’ on Thursday 23rd January, 2020.
“A report was received by the Divisional Police Officer, DPO Igbo-ora that around Akeroro Area on the Abeokuta/Igbo-ora/Iseyin road, the 2-car convoy of the deceased was allegedly ambushed shortly after passing through five different Police Stop and Search teams along the route by yet to be identified assailants who fired at the moving vehicles on the road from the thick forest.
“The 2-man armed escorts of Policemen protecting the deceased engaged the assailants, but they managed to escape back into the forest after a single shot had hit the deceased who died later of his bullet injuries.
“However, an interesting twist to the story was that the deceased probably had earlier detected an alleged book keeping records fraud in his Lagos office which subsequently allegedly led to the burning/destruction of some financial/book keeping records.