By Omolara Adasofunjo
The Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps codenamed So-Safe Corps, has arrested one Ayomide Ibrahim for burglary and theft.
In a statement by the State Commander of the Corps, Dr Soji Ganzallo through the Office of the Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps, Mr Moruf Yusuf.
He noted that on 25th of January, 2024 the officers of the Corps at Baba Ode Division, Iju, in Ado Odo Ota Local Government, while on routine patrol apprehended Ayomide Ibrahim, a 25-year-old man while stealing aluminium fittings.
Dr Ganzallo maintained that the suspect confessed to have relocated from Abeokuta to join his accomplice at Baba Ode, Iju.
According to him, he confessed during preliminary interrogation that the exhibits were stolen from an uncompleted building in Atan and that Biola Adebesin, who was previously arrested by the Corps on 18th January is their gang leader and they specialises in burgling and stealing from worship centres.
Dr Ganzallo also said that the suspect revealed that any church instruments stolen were sold at Arena Shopping Complex in Oshodi, Lagos.
He however, noted that the suspect and the recovered exhibits had been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Onipaanu Divisional Police Headquarters for further investigation and prosecution.