Update: Ex-Oriire LG Chair, Hon Yinka Odekanmi declared wanted over Murder

The Nigeria Police Force has declared Ex Local government chairman of Oriire Local government,Ikoyi-Ile, Ogbomoso, Oyo state, Hon Yinka Job Odekanmi wanted over murder.

This was made known to journalists today by the Head of Legal and prosecution department of the Nigeria Police Force Zone 11 command, Oshogbo, Barr Olajide James shortly after four other suspects who has been apprehended were arraigned at an Oyo state magistrate Court, Oja Igbo, Ogbomoso.

Barr James said the Hon Odekanmi the mastermindeded the land tussle imbroglio which lead to the death of Mr Aminu Maruff popularly known as Authority 30 years, who was shot and matchetted with cutlass all over his body.

According to the police prosecutor, Hon Odekanmi in companion with other people who had been arrested and arraigned namely Azeez Kareem, Usman Kamorudeen,Oyeleke Amole and Amole Tunde while others are still at large attacked the deceased while working on the farmland at Oke-igba village in Tewure,Oriire LG on the 4th of May 2020.

The incident was said to have been reported at the Ogbomoso Police area command, Ogbomoso and the Ex-LG boss was detained and transferred to the state CID in Ibadan where he was released on bail.

Speaking with journalists, Mr Debo Thomas of Hastom properties, the owner of the land said Hon Odekanmi had been disturbing him on the land since 2016 when he purchased the 400 hectares of land from kajola family, where he had him arrested 3 times.

Meanwhile,the family of the decesed and Hastom properties transferred the case to the Zone 11 Command Oshogbo after they felt that the Oyo state police command were not fast tracking the process of his arraignment.

However several means to reach Hon Odekanmi after the case had been adjourned to August 8 by an Oyo state magistrate court sitting in Oja-Igbo Ogbomoso proves abortive.

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