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Osun Orders Investigation Into Death Of Suspected Yahoo Boy

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Zainab Sanni

The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has ordered for an extensive investigation into the events that led to the reported death of a citizen.

In a statement signed by the States’ Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, Oyetola expressed shock over the incident and ordered the State Command of the Nigeria Police to get to the bottom of the matter.

Earlier, four suspected Internet fraudsters (Yahoo boy) got involved in an accident while being chased by the men of Joint Task Force on Tuesday evening in Osogbo.

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Three people were rushed to the hospital and one died on the spot.

Oyetola said, “nobody has a right under our laws to take a life summarily. While we appreciate the great job our law enforcement agencies are doing to keep Osun safe, the confusion and disruption to our peaceful state capital on Tuesday needs to be investigated.”

“We implore our citizens to trust the Government to get to the bottom of this sad occurrence. Let us all go about our lives peacefully while we await the results of the investigation,” he concluded.

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