SSS parades alleged killers of Oshiomhole’s secretary

The Nigerian State Security Service (SSS) has paraded members of a six-man gang who killed the principal private secretary to the Edo State governor, Mr Olaitan Oyerinde.

Mr Oyerinde Olaitan was shot and killed at his residence in Benin City by suspected assassins on the 4th of May, 2012.

Parading the suspects in Abuja, spokesperson of the secret service, Marilyn Ogar said the late Oyerinde was murdered by Mohammed Abdullahi, Raymond Origbo and Chikezie Edeh.

She further revealed that items stolen from his residence on the night of his murder were bought by Saidu Yakubu, Sani Abdullahi and Hassan Bashiru.

Mrs Ogar appealed to members of the public to volunteer useful information to security agencies in order to make Nigeria a safer place. She added that the suspects will be handed over to the police for criminal prosecution.

Answering questions from journalists, a member of the gang, Chikezie Edeh disclosed that the late Oyerinde was actually shot by the leader of the gang, Mohammed Abdullahi who claimed that he thought the deceased was going to attack him.


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