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Hilton Lodge proprietor, Adedoyin, speaks from detention, says ‘I know absolutely nothing about OAU student’s death’

The operator of Hilton Hotel and Resort, Ile-Ife, Ramon Adedoyin, has denied involvement in the death of a Master’s student at the Obafemi Awolowo College, Ile-Ife, Timothy Adegoke.

Adedoyin, who is currently detained by Osun Condition Law enforcement Command more than Adegoke’s demise, noted that he did not connive with his workers or anyone to kill the student.

According to him, the first time he listened to about Adegoke was when police declared the university student lacking.

The PUNCH experienced documented that Adegoke went to Ile-Ife to sit an test at the OAU Distance Finding out Centre, Moro campus, when he was declared missing on November 7.

Adegoke’s human body was identified after some suspects, such as workers at the hotel, had been arrested by the police.

It was learnt that Adegoke had lodged in Hilton lodge situated in Ile-Ife, Osun Condition in between October 22 and November 5, 2021, just before he was later on declared missing.

The scholar was claimed lacking on Saturday, November 6 when he was not uncovered at his test corridor and could not be arrived at by his spouse and other relatives customers.

The police afterwards announced that the college student experienced been located dead without providing information of how, when, and where by he was discovered.

Adegoke was mentioned to have lodged in the resort on Friday, November 5 previous his examinations scheduled for Saturday, November 6, and Sunday, November 7.

Adedoyin, who spoke in Yoruba, said that he labored hard for his prosperity, urging folks not to tag him as a “money ritualist or murderer”.

In an audio information received by our correspondent and verified by 1 of his aides, the resort owner appealed to the community to await police investigation on the make any difference.

He stated, “I, Rahmon Adedoyin is not a assassin or dollars ritualist. God currently blessed and enriched me due to the fact I was 26 yrs aged and up till now that I am 65 a long time previous.

“I have in no way killed anyone. I am a devout Muslim. Adegoke lodged at Hilton Hotel, Home 305. The lodge officials that lodged him did not pay any funds in his identify into the hotel’s account.

“There was also no document that he paid into the hotel’s WEMA Lender account. I do not know how he was presented a area with no building payment into the formal account of the enterprise. I don’t know why they made the decision to receive the payment into their individual account.

“I was only knowledgeable that a little something like that occurred at the Hilton Lodge when law enforcement commenced exploring for Timothy. I know almost nothing about his loss of life.

“When they (police) investigated and located the place Timothy’s corpse was dumped, senior police officers checked his entire body and confirmed that no component of his body was missing. I did not check with them to get any of his body pieces.

“I charm to every person to be affected person and allow law enforcement to do their operate and comprehensive investigation.

“I experienced my humble starting from Ile-Ife. I began as a dwelling lesson trainer, founded universal college of tech, a polytechnic and then college.

“I hardly ever left Ile-Ife right before God blessed me and built me wealthy. My wealth is pure. I am not shelling out blood income.”

Adedoyin and his employee, Adedeji Adesola, have been earlier accused of currently being involved in the disappearance of Adegoke.

It was learnt that the resort worker initially denied that Adegoke lodged in the resort right until evidence surfaced that he compensated into Adesola’s account.

Nevertheless, Osun Point out Police Command on Thursday reported no section of the deceased skipped when the corpse was exhumed.

Showcasing all through a programme monitored on Clean FM, in Osogbo on Thursday, the command’s spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, also reported Adedoyin was arrested immediately after investigation revealed that the late Adegoke checked into the facility before he was declared lacking.

 

Opalola, who also claimed the corpse of the deceased was exhumed in the existence of his family members users, claimed the continues to be ended up later on deposited at the morgue of Obafemi Awolowo University, Teaching Medical center, Ile-Ife for autopsy.

The PUNCH had also claimed that the resort experienced been shut down.

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