The body of Oreoluwa Fatinoye has been recovered in Ogun river earlier today

Recall that three days ago, his parents – Kehinde Fatinoye, a former employer of the Central Bank of Nigeria and Bukola Fatinoye, also a former employee of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, were assassinated in Ogun State.

Oreoluwa’s parents were killed by yet-to-be-identified assassins in Abeokuta in Ogun State.

According to report, Oreoluwa was taken away from home after the demise of his parents; their bodies were said to have been thrown into a river along the Adigbe-Obada road in Abeokuta.

Divers were hired by the state Police Command to search for the body of Oreoluwa.

His body was discovered by fishermen  today, floating on the river.

It was observed that both hands of Oreoluwa were tied with a rope to the back.

The fisherman, Idowu Taiwo, said he found the body floating on the river while he was preparing for the day’s work.

“On Monday, we heard that someone was thrown into this river, but this morning while we were preparing for work, the police approached us and pleaded with us to inform them any time we discover the body.

“But, this morning, around 7.30, we discovered the body while we were checking on our equipment in the river. I called someone to help us get the number of the PPRO to tell him that we have discovered the body.

“Not long after, the police came and we showed them the body after we had brought it to the river bank.” he explained.

Our correspondent gathered that the assasins killed the couple and set them ablaze. They equally burnt their house, located within the Ibara Government Reservation Area, Abeokuta, ablaze.

Our correspondent gathered that the assailants had followed the couple to their residence from their church, where they had attended the crossover service to usher in the new year.

The couple were buried on Monday amidst tears by sympathisers, family and friends.

However, the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the police had begun investigation to unravel the mystery behind the death of the Fatinoyes.

Oyeyemi said a suspect had been arrested in connection to the incident.







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