Men of the Oyo State Police Command have arrested one person in connection with the death of popular Ibadan-based Instagram cloth vendor, Adeshina Olayinka, aka Khadi.
Khadi died in controversial circumstances in a hotel in Akobo, in Ibadan, the state capital, last Thursday, April 6.
It was gathered that she was discovered dead on Thursday after staying with a mystery guest who checked out early after it was established that she was still alive. Read here.
The prime suspect in the case was immediately alerted, and he voluntarily presented himself to the Akobo Police Division, having heard that the police needed his attention over Khadi’s death.
“We called the suspect to inform him about the incident. He rushed down to the hotel to present himself to the police. He has been arrested and the case has been transferred to the SCID. He is one of our customers here.” Punch quoted a source at the hotel as saying.
Meanwhile, following commotion over the death of the vendor on social media, a statement was published by the hotel announcing the devastating loss and affirming a police investigation.
The statement read,
“To the General Public and our Dear Valued Guests. We regret to inform you that an unfortunate incident occurred at our hotel, Wetland Hotel. One of our guests passed away while staying with us.
We are fully cooperating with the authorities in their investigation into this matter, and we assure you that we are doing everything we can to assist the police in their efforts to determine the cause of death.
Please rest assured that the safety and well-being of our guests and staff are our top priority. We have taken all necessary measures to ensure that our facilities and services continue to meet the highest standards of hygiene and safety.
As the investigation is ongoing, we kindly ask for your patience and understanding during this difficult time. We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased, and we offer our support to all those affected by this tragic event.
The Management of Wetland Hotel”
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