Herders’ Union Leader, APC Chieftain Arrested In Ekiti (See Why)

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Ekiti State Police Command has announced the arrest of Sarkin Fulani and other criminal elements tormenting the state.

Also arrested was a chieftain of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Abashe Adamu and a former councillor in Ido/Osi Local Government Area, Ibrahim Mumini.

They were arrested for their allege involvement in kidnappings and killings in the state.

According to the statement made available to newsmen by Ekiti State Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu, the suspects were arrested in Ido-Ekiti on June 29, 2022, by operatives of the Command Rapid Response Squad (RRS)

It was allegedly said that the duo were involved in the kidnapping of Adeeko Ademola and Nasiru Salisu at Adamsy Sawmill, Aisegba-Ekiti in Gbonyin local government area.

It reads, “The duo coordinated numerous high-profile kidnappings in Ekiti including the kidnapping of one Adeeko Ademola and Nasiru Salisu at Adamsy Sawmill, Aisegba-Ekiti.

“During interrogation, Ibrahim Mumini Toyin confessed to the commission of the crime and claimed that the dastardly act of kidnapping and murder of one of the two victims was carried out by himself and four (4) others who are children of Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris and are currently at large.

“He further confessed that Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris is their kingpin, adding that the ransom collected from their victims was used to purchase cattle by Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris to increase his herd of cattle.

“Ibrahim Mumini Toyin disclosed that his own share of the ransom allegedly paid was used to purchase cattle for him by Alhaji Abashe Adamu Idris.”

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