Osun police recovers decomposing body of missing ‘Okada’ rider from uncompleted building

The Osun State Police Command has recovered a decomposing body of a commercial motorcyclist also known as Okada rider, Oluwasegun Aina, in Owode-Ede area of the state.

The Public Relations Officer for the State Command, Yemisi Opalola, told journalists that the deceased decomposing body was evacuated on Saturday from an uncompleted building…..CONTINUE READING

She said police detectives from the state the command have commenced an investigation to unravel the circumstances leading to the disappearance and death of the motorcyclist.

She said: “The decomposing body was discovered on Saturday and it was immediately evacuated. We have commenced an investigation to unravel the mystery behind the disappearance and death of the deceased.”

Also, a friend of the deceased simply identified as Azeez, explained that the victim lived in Owode-Ede with his family, where he also worked as a commercial motorcyclist.

He further explained that unknown persons on Saturday hired the motorcyclist to convey them with some bags of cement to a construction site in a secluded part of the town.

He said: “He subsequently went missing. Segun’s decomposing body was discovered in Oke Ayo, Owode-Ede, late on Saturday by some residents that were attracted by foul odour from an uncompleted building in the area.

“Since May 12 that he was hired by some people to help them move some bags of cement to a construction site, Segun had not been seen.

“We searched everywhere for him. Members of his family also went everywhere looking for him but there was no luck until Saturday evening when people around Oke Ayo, Owode here, after perceiving stench from an uncompleted building, contacted the police.

“Segun’s decomposing body was found facing the ground, and a bag of cement was lying close to where his corpse was discovered inside the building. Police operatives came around and evacuated the body.

“For this, many of us who are his colleagues are not offering services today as a mark of respect for him. It is unfortunate we lost him just like that. Commercial motorcyclists are becoming endangered species. We need more protection now, as this kind of incident is becoming rampant…..CONTINUE READING