Father, son allegedly kill neighbour for sitting on table in Ikorodu 


CITIZENS COMPASS —For sitting on a “work table”, a father and son have allegedly killed their neighbour’s wife, 43 years old Tope Owoade, in Ogijo, Ikorodu in Ogun State. 

Tope was said to have met her untimely death on Friday for refusing the father and son to sit on the table which he used for her animal skin (‘ponmo’) business. 

Problem started when the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ogijo Police station received a complaint from Tope’s husband, Isiaka Owoade about the incident. 

Spokesperson, Ogun State Police Command, Omolola Odutola confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday, March 30, 2024. 

“He narrated that on the 29th of March , 2024, when he returned from a journey, his late wife informed him that the previous day which was the 28th of March, 2024, at about 2030hrs, one Chizoke Obiadada “m”54 years and son, 17 years old Micheal Obiadada, his known neighbours dealt blows on his wife beating her up mercilessly, by inflicting fatal injuries on her which resulted in her bleeding severely from the womb and in her private part when she cautioned the duo not to sit on the work table she uses in selling edible animal skin.

“He stated that his wife was rushed to Main Frame private hospital and Kunle hospital, Atan Agowa where she was rejected.

“He further stated that his wife gave up the ghost while she was being taken to a government hospital.

“On receiving the report, the DPO arrested the suspects and are currently undergoing preliminary investigations. 

“The case will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for discreet investigation.

“Meanwhile, effort is ongoing to deposit the deceased in Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) Sagamu morgue for post mortem  examination.”


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