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Newsbreak: Deputy Police Commissioner commits suicide

By Ologeh Joseph Chibu

A Deputy Commissioner of Police has committed suicide.

The late DCP Gbolahan Oyedemi was found dead in his apartment locate in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

Until his death he was a Deputy Commissioner of Police serving under the Lagos State Police Command, DCP Gbolahan Oyedemi.

Irohinoodua could not confirm what may have caused his death.

The DCP was the Aide de Camp (ADC) to a former governor of Oyo State, Late Christopher Adebayo Alao Akala, in 2006.

The DCP was in Ogbomoso, had visited the town for the Easter celebration last weekend from Lagos before the incident.

Credible sources notified our correspondent on Tuesday morning that his body was found hanging in the house on Monday, suggesting he probably committed suicide.

“He came with his aides and we heard that he discharged them to go and celebrate Easter with their respective families only to hear that he committed suicide yesterday (Monday),” a former aide to late Governor Akala, who had served at the same time with DCP Oyedemi, told our correspondent.

“He was formerly staying with his mother in a house he built for her around Randa area of Ogbomoso, later he built another house located at Petros Academy Street, Federal Lowcost area and he thereafter moved to the new building where he waa staying alone whenever he comes around. He was unmarried,” another source stated.

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