The police in Osun State is working to unravel the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of Mr Timothy Adegoke, a Masters degree student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
The Osun State Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode in a statement said Mr Adegoke came from Abuja to sit for his examination at the OAU distance learning centre, Moro, Osun State.
He was however declared missing before he was later found dead.
According to him, A case of missing person was reported on 7th November, 2021 at about 1630hrs, at Edun Abon police station and later transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for discreet investigation on 9th November, 2021.
The Osun Police Command spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola explained in the statement that immediately the case was received, detectives from SCID of the command swung into action and have arrested six (6) suspects in connection with the case while investigation is ongoing
She said the Commissioner, CP Olawale Olokode assured the general public especially the family of the deceased, Students and Management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife that, the police command is working assiduously to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Adegoke
“the state Commissioner of Police is using this medium to appeal to the family, the sympathizers, students and management of the university to remain calm and be rest assured that, the police will do all within its constitutional responsibility to unravel the mystery behind his death”, Opalola said