The Oyo State Police Command has arrested two men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), two private guards and a cook for allegedly stealing from the residence of the Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin and setting the building on fire.
It was gathered that the incident happened about two weeks ago when the Speaker, Adebo Ogundoyin was out of the country.
Part of the Speaker’s Lodge at Agodi area of Ibadan was said to have been destroyed by the fire but the building was salvaged.
The suspects were said to have been released on bail after the police had recovered N500,000 from them out of alleged N3.5 million stolen.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Oyo State Command, Adewale Osifeso, could not be reached on the telephone and he has yet to reply to the message sent to him.
However, the Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC, Oluwole Olusegun who confirmed the incident when contacted said, “They were arrested and have been released.” (Daily Independent)