When the wife of Kazeem Akeem, a ticket officer at New Market, in the Ijebu Ode area of Ogun State, gives birth anytime from November 2018, the baby will be without a father.
Akeem, aka Oba Olofin, was allegedly tortured to death by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ogun State Police Command, after he was arrested with some gamblers.
But the state police command accused the 32-year-old of robbery, adding that he took ill in custody and died at a hospital.
Punch Metro learnt that Akeem was an executive member of a tricycle riders’ association operating around the market and was in charge of issuing tickets to the riders.
It was gathered that a man had staked his money and phone at a gambling joint in the market on March 31, 2018, in anticipation to win an expensive phone. Read more