Police Arrest Killer Boyfriend Of Ex-Ondo Deputy Governor’s Daughter

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested Adeyemi Alao, the suspected killer of Khadijat Oluboyo, the daughter of former Ondo State Deputy Governor, Lasisi Oluboyo.

The 20-year-old was found dead in the home of the suspect on Sunday.

She was said to have died about six days before her body was discovered inside her boyfriend’s room.

Alao is said to be a permanent resident in Abuja.

It was learnt that the suspect allegedly made attempts to bury Khadijat’s body in his house at Oke-Aro area of Akure, the Ondo State capital.

According to a source, Alao had allegedly dug a grave in the room when nemesis caught up with him.

Khadijat, a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University in Akungba-Akoko, was said to be fond of visiting Alao each time he came to Akure from Abuja and usually passed the night with him.

There were speculations that the suspected killer was a “Yahoo boy”, who allegedly planned to use the girl for rituals.

Police spokesman Femi Joseph, a Superintendent of Police, said the suspect was arrested by a team of detectives from the State Criminal Investigations Department.

Joseph said Alao had been cooperating with the police on relevant information surrounding the circumstances of Khadijat’s death.

Joseph said the commissioner of police will address the media after the conclusion of investigations on the matter.

He assured the public that the case would be thoroughly investigated to establish the facts behind the death of the Ikare-Akoko-born university final year student.

He added that the suspect and others, who might have been involved in Khadijat’s death, would be prosecuted.

Peter Okunoren

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