Wunmi Adebayo: Police refute lover's confession rumour



The Ogun State police command has refuted claims that the male friend of the murdered undergraduate student of Tai Solarin University of Education,TASUED,Ijagun,Ogun State,southwest,Nigeria hasconfessed that he killed her.

The deceased,Wunmi Adebayo,a 200 level,English department student of the institution was killed early Monday10 September by armed robbers at the resident of her lover’s friend at the Golden Estate,Irewon in Ijebu North Eastlocal government area of Ogun State, South West Nigeria.

The rumour mill on the internet claimed that ,Victor,the deceased’s lover has confessed to have mastermind the killing of his lover,Wunmi.

The story claimed that the parent of the deceased had gone to some occultist groups to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of their daughter.

“As an indegene of Ijebu Igbo in Ijebu North local government area of Ogun State,Wunmi’s parents believed that there was a foul play somewhere concerning the sudden death of their daughter and went ahead to seek the assistance of some traditionalists in their hometown to find out the root cause of the death of their daughter.It was after the sacrifice was done that Victor,Wunmi’s lover boy confessed to the police that he was the one that killed her,adding that, he is an armed robber and that Wunmi did not know his occupation”,the web site claimed .

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The Ogun State Police spokesman,ASP Muyiwa Adejobi reacted to the claim last night.

He said investigation has just begun and that the boy has not made any confessional statement.

In a text message, the Police Public Relations Officer,PPRO sent to PM News lastnight to refute the claim,he said,”No, he has not confessed to that.The investigation team led by SP Fola Ogunkoya,O.C Anti-Robbery,Ogun was at the scene, and we are still expecting his report”, the PPRO stated.

However, it was gathered that indeed the family members of Wunmi are planning additional steps to unravel the death of their daughter.

Wunmi Adebayo was killed in a robbery attack early last week Monday and had since been buried according to Islamic rites in her hometown,Ijebu Igbo.

The police are still investigating the matter.

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