BREAKING: Ajagungbade Emir Remanded In Prison


A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo on Thursday remanded Oyeyemi Olalekan, popularly called ‘Emir’ at the Ile-Ife Correctional Centre over alleged murder, kidnapping.

Emir, who is facing charges bordering on murder, kidnapping and armed robbery, is to be re-arraigned March 5 for continuation of his case.

According to report, Emir was arrested by the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Osun State Police command in September 2023. The Command had issued a wanted notice for Olalekan on July 2, 2022, on charges of murder, cultism, and armed robbery.

The Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, appointed him a member of the Transport Disciplinary Committee of the state on January 9, 2023.

Recall that Olalekan had been fingered in the killings of five persons including Oyewale Sherif after the inauguration of Governor Adeleke and the burning alive of one person, Olalekan Waheed.

He was alleged to have have also led thugs to snatch ballot boxes in Boripe, Osogbo and Olorunda local governments during the general elections in the state.

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