A bricklayer, Adamo Aliyu, who was recently arrested along with four others for theft and murder, said he has lost count of the number of people he has killed.
Aliyu, who lives in Ikire in Osun state, his friend Yusuf Idris and three others who were paraded by the state police command in Osogbo, are alleged to have colluded with others and killed a gas station manager, Fatai Adigun in Ikire’s Aku area. murdered.
The 24-year-old, who confessed to killing the gas station manager, said he was hired by Idris’ father to kill the man, adding that the person who hired them paid N250,000.
The craftsman, who said he lost both parents at a young age, went on to say in an interview: “I’ve lost count of the number of people I’ve killed. We also grabbed several motorcycles around Ikire. We usually sell to other communities. I must have killed more than 10 people.
“I work with Yusuf Idris. His father contracted us to kill the man. I was told that a woman had given him the job. We went to the gas station early in the morning and met the man there. My friend, Idris, hit him on the head with a gun and he died.
“We stole N100,000 there and fled. After selling motorcycles we stole, I made over N1.5m, but wasted it on food, dresses and Indian hemp.
State police spokesman Yemisi Opalola addressed journalists and said, based on intelligence on September 3, that the Ikire Area Command police, in conjunction with civilian volunteers, had moved to the area and carried out a robbery in the Koteyemu/Aku district. area of Ikire. suspect, Adamo Aliyu.
Opalola said: “The police, not resting, expanded the investigation to some parts of Ikire, where three cohorts of the prime suspect were arrested from their various hideouts in the city. The case was then turned over to the Anti-Cultism Unit for discreet investigation. research.
“The unit immediately jumped into action and arrested the 5th suspect. In the course of further investigation, the prime suspect, Adamo Aliyu, made a confession that Damilola Kayode, Yusuf Idris and Odewumi Sodiq colluded and murdered a gas station manager, one Fatai Atanda Adigun, on 28/08/2022 respectively, on 28/08/2022, ‘M’ aged 55 old along the Ikire highway in the Irewole Local Government Area of Osun State and has taken away a sum of N100,000.