Footballer’s death, very painful to me – Ogun governor discloses


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Governor Dapo Abiodun, has expressed sadness over the death of the Remo Stars Footballer, Kazeem Tiyamiyu, popularly called Kaka, saying it is painful to him and the good people of Ogun state.

Abiodun who spoke at the family residence of the late Soccer Star in Sagamu when he paid a condolence visit to the parents, described Kazeem as a “rising star who was cut short in his prime.”

He told the grieving parents of late Kazeem that the suspected culprits have been apprehended and would be made to face the full wrath of the law to serve as deterrence to others.

The governor was accompanied in the condolence visit by the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), in charge of Criminal Investigations Department at the Force, Peter Ogunyonwo, the commissioner of police in Ogun state, Kenneth Ebrimson and the state director of state security service, David Tuska.

According to him, “The incident caused a lot a lot of pain to us and that is why we are here to condole with you. God allows this incident for a reason.

“I want to assure you that since it happened, we have left no stone unturned. We are closely monitoring the situation.

“We will use every means possible not only to ensure that justice is served, but that it is seen to have been served. We’ll work to ensure that this will be the last of such avoidable deaths in the hands of security officers in our state.

“Let us continue to preach peace. Let’s be law abiding and discourage those that want to take advantage of the situation to commit crimes.”

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