Going by the saying that what goes around comes around, the people of Aghara/Iluke community in Kabba/Bunu LGA of Kogi State are still in shock based on the incident that happened on the 10th of April, 2023 which led to the kidnap of their Paramount ruler, HRH Obadofin Olaiya David from his palace at about 10.45pm under tsporadic gun shots which resulted to death of one Mrs Toyin who came to visit his highness on this sad day.
The monarch was said to have been killed by the kidnappers in a far away forest of several kilometers away from the community.
This is already given a bad image about the people of Kabba/ Bunu and Kogi State at large. It was as a result of this that the community made a report to the security agencies in other to get justice.
As at the time of this report, it was gathered that the security agencies wailed in to the matter and made some arrest that led to the confession by one Duro Bayeri( male) who said he was asked to switch off the globacom network that is serving the community. It was noted that Duro Bayeri who is the security guard to the globacom network carried out this illegal operation to disallow prompt phone calls to police/ vigilante for rescue operation.
He further made a confession to the security agencies who arrested him that he was asked to switch off the network by an undisclosed person who promised him a motorcycle and the sum of two hundred thousand naira (#200,000).
Prior to the above confession, the Kogi police command was said to have acted on credible intelligence, invited one Mr L.F Ayinmiro, Mosunmola Olubiyo, Eseyin David and others for questioning. It was reported that they were squeezed for over thirteenth hours plus before they were eventually granted administrative bail.
Meanwhile, it was reported that there had been a chieftaincy tussle between the late monarch and L.F Ayinmiro for over 4 years now. Our findings discovered that the late monarch was earlier coronated sometimes January 2022, but in the same development, after seven months another faction in the same community installed L.F Ayinmiro for the same chieftaincy position.
During the questioning it was gathered that the same L.F Ayinmiro came to the community with the official vehicle of the late olu of Iluke few hours after the confirmation that the assassin’s has killed the late monarch. it was also revealed that glo security guard also switched off the network while some thugs were grouping to attack people that were digging grave for the final lay to rest of the body of late monarch in his palace at iluke while L. F Ayinmiro was said to have written a letter of protest to the executive chairman of Kabba/Bunu, Hon Leke Moses asking him to disallow late monarch from been buried in palace.
Meanwhile, the family of the monarch and the members of the community are still sad and need justice at all costs. They are appealing to the police and a the state government to help them fast track this investigation in other to bring everyone that has hand in this ugly incident to book.