The Chief Medical Director of Kaiama general hospital Kwara, Dr Adio Adeyemi Adebowale, has been arrested for allegedly killing and burying two ladies in his office.
Spokesperson of the Kwara State Police Command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, in a statement on Sunday, October 2, 2022 reported that the suspect admitted killing his girlfriend, one Ifeoluwa, who was declared missing in Tanke area of Ilorin in 2021.
Also, Dr Adio was arrested for allegedly killing a cab driver, Emmanuel Yobo Agbovinuere, weeks ago in Benin City, Edo State, and made away with the deceased’s vehicle.
Police said the latest gruesome discovery was made after the newly posted State Commissioner of Police, CP Paul Odama, ordered a high-powered investigation into the case of a missing woman identified as Nofisat Halide.
The statement reads, “Based on the CP’s order, the investigation into the case began on September 30, 2022. Working on a lead provided by the arrest and confession of one Dr Adio Adeyemi Adebowale in Edo State, who confirmed he killed one Ifeoluwa, his girlfriend, who was declared missing in the Tanke area of Ilorin sometime in 2021 and her body later discovered in a bush in Alapa area of Ilorin where he dumped it”.
“Incidentally, the said doctor was the Chief Medical Director of Kaiama General Hospital. Investigation led the team to Kaiama General Hospital, where the suspect’s office was forced opened. A cursory look at the office presented a suspicious sight of freshly cemented floor tiles; curiously, the tiles were broken and a gory sight welcomed the detectives. Behold, lying inside the shallow grave was the decomposing corpse of an unidentified female”.
“Further search of the office led to the opening of a trash can, where another body of a lady later identified as the earlier reported missing Nofisat Halidu identified by the husband, one Mr Halidu, and other members of the community, who were present at the scene as of the time of the search”.
Kwara state police command has said that it is collaborating with its counterpart in Edo state in the matter.
It added that investigation on his repatriation to the state is on top gear.
Spokesperson person of the command Ajayi Okasanmi told our correspondent that Dr. Adio Adebowale currently in detention in Edo state for another culpable homicide case.