Shodipe who is the prime suspect in connection with the serial ritual killings of over five persons in Akinyele, Moniya in Ibadan, was paraded before newsmen on July 17. The police over the weekend, announced he had escaped from police custody and was declared wanted.
In a statement released today August 20, the police announced a N500, 000 reward for anyone with useful information that can lead to his arrest.
The statement reads
”The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, psc wishes to state that handsome reward of Five hundred thousand naira only (#500,000) awaits whoever gives useful information for the arrest of the suspected serial killer at Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, one Sunday Shodipe ‘m’ 19yrs who was arrested and paraded at the Oyo State Police Command Headquarters on 17th July, 2020, but later escaped from lawful custody on 11th August, 2020.
Consequently, the general public is hereby implored to arrest and immediately hand him over to the nearest Police Station for necessary action. The Command can be contacted on GSM Numbers: 08035632410 and 07066003536.’