Oyetola orders investigation into car chase death in Osogbo


Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has asked the state police command to commence an extensive investigation into the circumstances and events that led to  the reported death of a young man on Tuesday.

The deceased and others were said to be inside a car and it ran into a pole when they were alleged being chased by a vehicle loaded with officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Osogbo, the state capital . 

The government said it was shocked at the tragedy and the disruption that followed the unfortunate incident.

A statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation,  Mrs Funke Egbemode,  said the governor, was deeply disturbed by Tuesday evening’s sad events and had asked the State Command of the Nigerian Police to get to the bottom of the matter

The statement indicated, “The tragic events that reportedly led to the death of one person on Tuesday evening was both sad and shocking and Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has ordered a full investigation into the circumstances that led to it all.

“To the Governor, all lives matter and nobody has a right under our laws to take a life summarily. While we appreciate the great job our law enforcement agencies are doing to keep Osun safe,  the confusion and disruption to our peaceful state capital on Tuesday needs to be investigated

“We hereby call on the Osun State Command of the Nigerian Police to launch a comprehensive investigation into this tragedy.”


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