- Osun police have arrested Ayo Maliki, the boyfriend of Faderera Oloyede, who died in his room in Iree area of the state
- Faderera was reported to have died on Tuesday, June 16, after eating a meal in Maliki's room
- Yemisi Opalola, the Osun state police public relations officer, said the sample of the food eaten by Faderera before her death had been sent for testing at a laboratory
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The Osun state police command has confirmed the arrest of one Ayo Maliki, the boyfriend of a student of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Faderera Oloyede, who was found dead in his room.
SaharaReporters reports that the 22-year-old Faderera died on Tuesday, June 16, after eating a meal during her visit to Maliki's house in the Koko area of Iree in Osun.
Legit.ng gathered that the victim had visited her boyfriend's house in the company of her friend identified as Adekemi Adewumi.
The Osun state police public relations officer, Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed his arrest, said the police had got more evidence for its investigation.
Opalola explained that the sample of the food eaten by late Faderera before her death had also been sent for testing at a laboratory as part of the investigation.
She said: "Truly we have taken the sample of the food she ate in the room and our men are still investigating its source.
"Both the boyfriend (Maliki) and the other female friend who were in the room when the incident occurred are now in custody at the state criminal investigation department in Osogbo.
"We would surely get to the root of this matter as instructed by the commissioner of police."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that for defrauding 194 widows to the tune of N781,800.00, Ramat Mohammed (alias Gaddafi), was sentenced to 16 years imprisonment.
It was reported that the sentence was read by Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno state high court.
The convicted was an ex-Borno state judiciary officer. Mohammed was arraigned before the judge by the Maiduguri zonal office of the EFCC on two count-charges bordering on obtaining by false pretence and advance fee fraud and other fraud-related offences.
He was alleged to have forged and sold a Food Collection Card, in the name of a non-governmental organisation, to the widows, to the tune of N781,800,000, without delivering any food.
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