By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
A 37-year old randy Okada rider, identified as Gbenga Oduola was on Friday paraded by the Oyo State Police Command for beheading a five-year-old boy, Opeyemi Fadeyi and raping his mother serially.
Oyo state Police Commissioner, Mr Shina Olukolu while briefing newsmen at the Command’s headquarters’ in Eleyele, Ibadan, disclosed that the incident occurred on December 9, 2019 at a house at Imeleke Road, Lawal Estate Area of Igboora, in Ibarapa Central Local Government area of Oyo State.
CP Olukolu stressed that the arrested Okada rider on that day carried Bosede and her son from Oja-Oba in Igboora after which he forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her three times before day break.
“The following day, December 9, 2019, the said commercial motorcycle rider took the victim’s son to another room and beheaded him with a cutlass. He claimed to have dumped the remains at a nearby bush beside his house”, he said.
CP Olukolu added, “the remaining body part was later recovered at the backyard of Oduola Gbenga’s house and deposited at the General Hospital mortuary for autopsy,” .
The arrested Okada rider while responding to questions from newsmen confirmed committing the offence.
“I carried her and her son on my bike in Igboora. Immediately I saw them, I knew they were visitors to Igboora. They asked me to take them to their house and instead I took them to my house.While on the bike, I told the woman that I liked her and I wanted her to be my wife. She agreed. So, I took her to my house. So, I had sex with her. It is true that I killed her son on the second day” he said.
On why he killed the 5year old boy, Oduola said “I just killed him because I did not want any disturbance between his mother and myself. I buried his head in my shop and I put her body in a black nylon and threw it in the bush. I am a bicycle repairer and an okada man.”, saying, “I killed him so that everything will get better for me”.
“I did not know that she would expose me. I have not killed anybody before. The Boy did not offend me. It just happened like that. I did not have a wife at home. I had two wives before and they both left me. So, I wanted to take his mother as my wife.”