Senator Adeola’s Senior Aide Killed in Lagos

Senator Adeola’s Senior Aide Killed in Lagos

Segun James

Senior aide to Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Solomon Adeola, Mr. Adeniyi Sanni has been killed in a yet-to-be clearly ascertained circumstance in the early hours of Saturday in Lagos, it has been learnt.

The media adviser to Adeola, Chief Kayode Odunaro, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

The statement reads in part: “Information available to the bereaved Senator in Abuja indicates that Mr. Sanni was stopped at a checking point around Berger Area of Lagos on his way to his home at Isheri by security agents.

“He was asked to provide the documents of the car he was driving, which he did through his wife who sent all the documents to his phone WhatsApp

“He was asked to provide the documents of the car he was driving, which he did through his wife who sent all the documents to his phone WhatsApp

“His apprehensive wife later called on Sanni’s associates to say he could no longer reach her husband on phone necessitating the mobilisation of a search party.

“She was later called by passers-by through the Next of Kin phone number on her husband’s driver’s license that the body of Sanni was dumped around Toyota Bus Stop in Oshodi with a gunshot wound.

“Senator Adeola who is involved in the ongoing ministerial screening at the Senate is shocked beyond words and devastated by the news of this sad incident, as Sanni was his close aide for over two decades. The Nigeria Police Force is investigating the killing.”

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