How Oyo Speaker’s Security Personnel, Aides Stole N3.5million Cash, Set Lodge Ablaze

Five aides to the Speaker of the Oyo state House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, together with two males of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), a prepare dinner and two non-public safety guards have been arrested by the police.

SaharaReporters learnt that the aides have been arrested by policemen from Iyaganku command for stealing N3.5million money belonging to the Speaker at his lodge, in Agodi Ibadan.

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It was gathered {that a} portion of the lodge was set ablaze by the aides after the cash was stolen from the lodge.

A reputable supply on the police command instructed SaharaReporters on the cellphone that police was capable of get well N500,000 from the aides after every week in police web.

According to the supply, Adebo Ogundoyin who was overseas when the incident occurred rushed right down to Nigeria after he learnt that his home was set ablaze.

He mentioned, “We have released them on bail. The Speaker actually wanted police to deal with them but he later considered them for bail when the state Commandant of the NSCDC, Commandant Adaralewa Michael, intervened. Two men of NSCDC, two personal security aides and a cook were arrested and detained.

“We have been capable of get well N500,000 from them. We visited the realm the place they set ablaze. It was effectively deliberate by these folks. They have been within the cell for greater than two weeks earlier than the Speaker returned from overseas.” 

SaharaReporters remembers that the 35-year outdated Speaker is on the watch record of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, over alleged N1.03billion fund used to buy autos for members of the House.

A former prosecutor with the Special Presidential Panel on Recovery of Public Property, Tosin Ojaomo, had in January 2021 petitioned the EFCC over the acquisition of about N1.03billion price of official automobiles for members of the Oyo State House of Assembly.

The petition had learn partially, “My petition stemmed from recent findings that the sum of N1,031,380,000 earmarked by the Oyo State Assembly for the purchase of vehicles for honourable members of the house was diverted by the Speaker and Deputy Speaker with the connivance of a company contracted to handle the purchase and supply of cars to the House members.

 “The contract was awarded for the supply of brand new Toyota Camry 2019 models but instead of supplying new cars, he went ahead to supply refurbished vehicles and cleaned up the mileage in order to make them look like new ones.”

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How Oyo Speaker's Security Personnel, Aides Stole N3.5million Cash, Set Lodge Ablaze

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