The killers of Kogi-based businessman, Mr. Nicholas Ofodile, were assassins hired by an aggrieved associate, the state police command said.
Mr Omogor and 27 others were paraded at the command’s headquarters in Lokoja yesterday. Commissioner of Police, Mr Ede Ayuba, who briefed journalists over the development, said the suspect was arrested in Orehi, Kogi Local Government Area of the State.
Fielding questions from journalists, the suspect said he was commissioned by someone who he referred to as “chairman” to assassinate the businessman. He said the suspect was aggrieved by the failure of the deceased to fulfill certain financial obligations to him when he (suspect)’s father took ill.
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