Lagos State Police Command on Monday, 18 September, 2023, paraded three male suspects in the robbery and murder of Adeniyi Sanni, an aide to Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola also known as Yayi.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, confirmed the arrest while briefing reporters at the command’s Headquarters Ikeja, Lagos.
Sanni was killed on Saturday, 5 August, 2023 when he was stopped by ‘fake security’ agents at a checkpoint in Ojodu Berger, on his way to his home in Isheri, Lagos.
Owohunwa said: “Through painstaking intelligence and investigative activities which brought out the best in the capacity of Lagos Police Command, we have succeeded in arresting the syndicate of the robbery and murder. The three suspects directly involved in the robbery and murder were arrested with three firearms including the killer’s weapon were recovered.”
The command recovered one brand new pistol with three live ammunition, one Beretta pistol with three live ammunition, one locally made pistol with six live cartridges, six expended cartridges, military gear comprising a military camouflage vest, jungle hat, pistol hose and a red Honda CRV from the suspects.
The arrested suspects are: Fred Azeez Okuno, 43-year-old Lagosian; Lucky Idudu Michael, 33-year-old from Delta State; and Adedigba Segun, 26-year-old from Ibadan, Oyo state.