Ramon Adedoyin, the billionaire owner of the Oduduwa University has been arrested by the Nigeria Police over the death of Timothy Adegoke, a postgraduate student of the Obafemi Awolowo University.

Mr Adedoyin owns Hilton Hotel and Resort where the late Mr Adegoke lodged.

The deceased lodged in the hotel on November 5 to sit his examinations at the OAU distance learning centre in Moro, in the State of Osun.

Mr. Adegoke was declared missing two days after he lodged into the hotel and was later found dead.


The police command in the State of Osun said in a statement that it had arrested six people linked to Mr Adegoke’s death.

A police spokeswoman in Osun, Yemisi Opalola, announced Mr Adedoyin was arrested on November 15.

According to the statement, Mr Adedoyin is undergoing interrogation in connection with the case while the police await an autopsy report from the hospital.

The command commended the public, especially the bereaved family, students, and OAU authorities, for their patience to allow the police to conduct a thorough investigation on the matter.

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