Police say Kehinde Fatinoye and his significant other Bukola were killed in their home on New Year’s day and their bodies were set burning.
A suspect in the grisly murder of Kehinde Fatinoye, a former official of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and his wife Bukola on New Year’s Day in Abeokuta, Ogun State, has been apprehended by the police.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state’s police spokesperson, stated that an investigation was ongoing to determine the killers’ motivation.
Mr. Oyeyemi confirmed that the incident was a case of assassination suspicion.
“It is accurate to say that a couple was killed and their home in Abeokuta was set on fire shortly after they returned from Cross Over Service.
“This is an unmistakable instance of death and we are not leaving any stone unturned to unwind those behind the killings.
“Our agents have taken one person into custody in connection with the incident. We will get to the base of the matter, as examination has since started.
“The incident occurred shortly after twelve in the morning.” According to Mr.
The couple’s death in a baffling fire had previously been reported by numerous publications. The police additionally affirmed the occurrence to be an instance of death.
On Sunday morning, unidentified assailants broke into the couple’s home and killed both of them before lighting their bodies on fire.
The husband was employed by the CBN, and the wife was a principal confidential secretary at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), where she worked until her death.
The tragedy that occurred on New Year’s Eve took place at the affluent Ibara housing estate, where numerous state leaders reside.
The house where the couple were killed is less than a kilometer from Governor Dapo Abiodun’s presidential residence, where he has lived since taking office.
Ibikunle Amosun, the senator for Ogun central district and the immediate past governor, lives just across the street from the building.
The couple’s son and maid were also taken away, according to a source who does not wish to be identified for reasons of security.