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Abducted Son Of Assassinated Ex-CBN Staff Found Dead

The Evangelist
January 3, 2023

The corpse of the son of the couple assassinated on New Year’s day in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Oreoluwa Fatinoye has been recovered from a river.
There had been claims that Oreoluwa was abducted alongside their maid from his parent’s residence in Ogun State after his father and mother were killed.

Recall that gunmen in the early hours of the 1st of January had invaded their residence located within the Ibara Government Reservation Area (GRA), Abeokuta and murdered Oreoluwa’s parents, Kehinde and Bukola Fatinoye.

Following the incident, there were speculations that Oreoluwa had been murdered and thrown into a river along the Adigbe – Obada road in Abeokuta after he was kidnapped by the gunmen who killed his parents.

Oreoluwa’s father before he was murdered was an ex-CBN staff while his mother was a worker at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).

However, on Tuesday morning, January 3rd 2023 some fishermen discovered the decomposing body of Oreoluwa floating on the river.

Oreoluwa and the housemaid were reportedly thrown into a river along the Adigbe – Obada area of the town.

According to Daily Trust, both hands of the deceased were tied with rope to his back, apparently before he was thrown into the river.

The fisherman, Idowu Taiwo who discovered the corpse, said the lifeless body was found floating on the river while he was preparing for the day’s work.

, we heard that someone was thrown into this river, but this morning while we were preparing for work, the police approached us and pleaded with us to inform them any time we discover the body.

“But, this morning, around 7.30, we discovered the body while we were checking on our equipment in the river. I called someone to help us get the number of the PPRO to tell him that we have discovered the body.

“Not long after, the police came and we showed them the body after we had brought it to the river bank.”

The police thereafter took the corpse of Oreoluwa away in the presence of the family member of the Fatinoyes.

The spokesman of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the command had commenced an investigation to unravel the mystery behind the death of the Fatinoyes.

Oyeyemi noted that a suspect had been arrested in connection to the incident.

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