Sequel to call by senator, representing Ibadan South district, Senator Lekan Balogun, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has assured that death of the late Timothy Adegoke Oludare shall not be swept under the carpet.
The IGP stated in a three-paragraph letter dated 14 December, 2021, signed by his Principal Staff Officer (PSO), CP Idowu Owohunwa and addressed to Senator Balogun, declaring that the outcome of the police investigations shall soon be made public.
The letter, CB:3510/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOL.6/794, read: “I am to confirm that following the directive of the Inspector General of Police, the case is already a subject of detailed Police investigation by Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Force Intelligence Bureau, Abuja.
“The Inspector General of Police assures that justice will be served on the case and the outcome of the investigation will be made public in due course.
“Accept, Distinguished Senator, the assurances of the esteemed regards of the Inspector General of Police, please.”
The late Oludare was reportedly murdered in the night of 5 November, 2021 in his room at the Hilton Hotel and Resorts, Ile Ife, Osun State where he had lodged to sit for his Executive MBA examination at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife.
In the wake of the uproar that followed the dastardly act, the owner of the hotel, Dr Rahmon Adegoke Adedoyin and six of his staff were arrested by the Osun State Police Command for investigation
Senator Balogun, subsequently, in a letter dated 21 November, 2021 and addressed to IGP Usman Baba, challenged the police authority to thoroughly investigate the incidence of the brutal murder of the late Timothy Adegoke Oludare.
The letter was entitled “Call for Deep and Thorough Investigation Into the Incidence of Brutal Murder of Timothy Adegoke Okudare at the Hilton Hotel and Resorts Owned By Dr Ramon Adedoyin in Ile-Ife.”
He had recalled that the slain Timothy Adegoke Oludare, until his death, worked in Abuja from where he had travelled to Ile-Ife on 5 November, 2021, in pursuance of his Executive MBA programme at the OAU, Ile-Ife.
Senator Balogun, who thanked the police for the initial prompt action taken in arresting the murder suspects, had charged them not to allow the case to be swept under the carpet.