The Police in Ekiti State have arrested a suspected mentally deranged man who killed the Onise of Odo Oro, Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin. The suspect stabbed the traditional ruler with knife on Monday and bolted away after committing the crime.
The king was killed shortly after chairing a meeting with his chiefs where matters of community development were said to have been discussed.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Caleb Ikechukwu, in a telephone chat with The Nation on Tuesday gave the name of the suspect who committed the regicide as Omoniyi Ademola Stephen.
Ikechukwu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), disclosed that Ademola was arrested around 4.30 pm on Monday around Ajao Market in Ado-Ekiti. Read more