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We have 15 criminal cases against Ogun Majority Leader — Police

By Daud Olatunji,

ABEOKUTA—THE Ogun State Police Command has said that it is investigating 15 criminal cases  allegedly involving the majority leader of the state House of Assembly, Hon Yinka Mafe who represents Sagamu I state constituency.

Nigerian-PoliceThe Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa Adejobi told newsmen that the lawmaker might be arrested and prosecuted after the completion of the investigation.

Adejobi was reacting to the call by the state Assembly which ordered the immediate probe of , the Divisional Police Officer of Sagamu Division, John Mark over allegation of extortion of the people in Sagamu by the majority leader.

But reacting to the allegations Adejobi said the majority leader has no moral justification to level such allegation against the command , saying, he was being investigated for criminal activities.

According to him, the majority leader is being investigated for  cases involving sponsorship of cultism and other criminal activities , he will be prosecuted after the investigations .

He said, “The allegation is unknown to the command, because the DPO;

CSP Mark is one of the best Divisional Police Officers in this command . He was actually posted to Sagamu to uproot the evil and evil doers in Sagamu. It takes a tough man to control security arrangement in Sagamu.

“He is there doing what he should do and we expect people to make noise especially criminals and sponsors of criminals concerning what the DPO is doing because he is there doing what he should do.

“If the allegation had come from another person  who has clean hands, the matter would have been taken more seriously by the command, but , we are surprised, this is coming from Hon Mafe who is also one of the suspects we are investigating in many criminal cases in Sagamu; talking about sponsorship of cultism and many other criminal activities , he doesn’t have the moral justification to raise such an allegation against the Sagamu DPO and he should not personalise issues like this.

“We want to say, without mincing words that the allegations are baseless . We have 15 criminal cases against this person, all I know is that by the time we finish the investigations against him we are going to address the press.


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