Dr Ramon Adedoyin, founder of Oduduwa University and the Polytechnic, Ile-Ife, Ias been arrested by the Osun state Police Command over the death of a master’s degree student
Adedoyin is also the Chairman of Hilton Hotel and Resort, Ile-Ife.
The deceased, Timothy Adegoke came from Abuja to sit for his examination at the OAU distance learning centre, Moro, Osun State on November 5.
Adegoke was declared missing on November 7, after all efforts by family and friends to reach him failed, he was later found dead.
Six suspects linked to the death of the student had earlier been arrested
The Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode, through the command’s spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, on Wednesday, said Adedoyin was arrested on November 15, 2021.
Adedoyin is currently in police detention, undergoing interrogation in connection with the crime while they await the autopsy report from the hospital.
The police boss thanks the members of the public, especially the family of the bereaved, students, and management of Obafemi Awolowo University for their patience while they allow the police to continue with their thorough investigation on the matter.
Olokode noted that personality has nothing to do with justice, no matter how highly or lowly placed a person is in the society if found culpable would be brought to justice.
Updates on the case will be made public as the event unfolds.