A 23 year old bride-to-be, Omolara Oluwagbemi Abosede, allegedly killed
her fiancé, Sodiq Dauda on October 18, in Ijebu-Ode town of Ogun State,
just two months to their wedding, after an alleged argument.
The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola
Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident to on Friday said the suspect has
been arrested on a murder charge.
Mr. Oyeyemi said:
“The men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Omolara Oluwagbemi Abosede for killing her husband, one Sodiq Dauda,”
‘The incident happened when the couple whose wedding was slated for
December this year had minor disagreement which emanated from non
rendering proper account of the gas business which the late husband
entrusted to the wife”.
Mr. Oyeyemi said that the suspect claimed that her fiance, Dauda had
asked her to give a full account on a Gas business deal he had given
her, but when she render a full account of the deal, he descended on her
and beat her up then sent her away from their home.
Abosede reportedly told the police that she called Dauda’s mother who
said she should return to the home so she could settle the
dispute between the couple.
According to Abosede, as soon as she got back to their
home, Dauda descended on her again and broke a bottle with which he
threatened to stab her with.
She said took a kitchen knife in self defense and stabbed him in the rib with it.
Mr. Oyeyemi said the victim was rushed to Ijebu-Ode General Hospital by
the policemen at Igbeba Division where he died the following day while
He added that the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered
that the suspect be transferred to homicide section of State Criminal
Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, for further
interrogation and investigation.
Source: Premium Times and L.Ikeji