The Kwara State Police Command has arrested a medical doctor Adio Adeyemi Adebowale after discovering a decomposing corpse of an unidentified female in his office.
It was gathered that a shallow grave was found in the office of Doctor Adebowale who is the Chief Medical Director of Kaiama General Hospital after residents wrote a petition against him to the Commissioner of Police, Paul Odama.
Dr Adebowale also killed his girlfriend Ifeoluwa and dumped her body in a bush in the Alapa area of Illorin, Oyo State and also a lady, Nofisat Halidu, was declared missing in Kaiama Local government area of Kwara State on 21st November 2021.
“The Kwara state Police command wishes to inform the public of the result of an investigation ordered by CP Paul Odama psc (+) the newly posted Commissioner of Police Kwara state.
“On assumption of office, as commissioner of Police Kwara state, while going through some petitions written by some citizens, a particular case struck the CP regarding a reported case of one missing lady by name Nofisat Halidu ‘Female’ in Kaiama, Kaiama Local government area of Kwara State, on 21/11/2021.
“The CP immediately ordered the setting up of a high-powered investigation team led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in the State CID, to unravel the mystery surrounding the kidnap case and other unresolved cases before he assumed Office.
“Based on the CP order, the investigation into the cases began on 30/9/2022. Working on a lead provided by the arrest and confession of one Dr Adio Adeyemi Adebowale ‘Male’ in Edo state confirming he killed one Ifeoluwa ‘Female’ his girlfriend who was declared missing in Tanke area of Ilorin sometimes in 2021 and her dead 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. The investigation led the team to Kaiama general hospital where the suspect’s office was forced open. 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 a decomposing carcass 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 ‘female’ identified by the husband, one Mr Halidu and other members of the community who were present at the scene at the time of the search.
“Other items recovered in the detained doctor’s office include, two telephone handsets found in the handbag of one of the ladies found in the doctor’s drawer. Two female handbags, a female wig, a veil and a female pants.
“In furtherance of the investigation, the Kwara CP had contacted the Edo state Police command requesting for the release of the suspect to the Kwara state Police command to answer some questions regarding the discoveries in his office.
“The CP declared emphatically, that crimes and criminality would no longer be taken with levity, he advised criminal elements to pack their bags and baggage and relocate from Kwara State, telling criminals that, there is a new sheriff in town.”
“He stated that Kwara state would not contain both criminals and law-abiding citizens in his time as commissioner of police.