Police arrest driver over death of Ibadan Journalist


The Oyo State Police Command has arrested the driver who killed Ibadan radio newscaster, Olufemi Oluwajobi on New Year eve.

Newsmen has reported that Oluwajobi, fondly known as Radio MD (Music Dynamite), was said to be on his way to join some friends at Palms Mall, venue of Ibadan Countdown when he was hit by a drunk and reckless driver.

According to Punch, The command’s Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu, said that the driver (name withheld) initially lied that he gave the car to an electrician who hit the deceased with it.

Ajisebutu said, “A man was arrested in connection with the accident that killed Oluwajobi. He actually lied that he was not the driver after presenting himself at the police station.

”He said he gave the car to an electrician who killed the deceased on the night of December 31, 2017. But after interrogation, he confessed that he was actually the driver of the car.”

The deceased was buried on Tuesdy at the Sango Cemetery in Ibadan.


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