Some security operatives have apprehended an Oba in Ekiti State, including one village head and several others, in suspicion of knowing the whereabouts of a transformer that serves Oke- Odi Community in the state.
The name and title of the monarch arrested are Alayetoro of Ayetoro-Ekiti, Oba Samuel Olufisan Ajayi (Odundun Asodedero 1), and some other persons led by one Chief Femi Ajibola, the Sajuku of Ayetoro-Ekiti.
However, it was learned the monarchs were brought in for questioning, to provide information about the missing electricity facility in the community.
According to the report, the monarch and other suspects were alleged to have conspired to vandalize and steal two transformers.
Lawyer Exposed Conspiracy to Sell Community Transformers to Security Operatives
As at the time of filing this story, police officers in the community were swift to embark on a thorough investigation after receiving a petition filed by an Akure-based lawyer, Barrister Iyiola Afolabi, and addressed to the office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 17, Ijapo, Akure, OndoState on March 13, 2022.
“The suspects were granted bail at the Ekiti State Police Headquarter, Ado Ekiti with an understanding that the transformers shall be returned within two weeks.” The statement read in part.