IGP orders Investigation into Ogun footballer’s murder


Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Monday ordered an investigation into Saturdays killing of a defender and assistant captain of Remo Stars Football Club Kazeem Tiamiyu aka Kaja by a policeman attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Ogun State.

The IGP’s order was contained in a statement posted on Twitter.

It reads: "The IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has ordered the DIG in-charge of the FCID, DIG Anthony Ogbizi to, with immediate effect, take over investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr. Tiamiyu Kazeem in Sagamu, Ogun State on 22nd February, 2020.

"The IGP gave the order today, 24th February, 2020 while reviewing daily reports of major crime incidents across the country.

"Meanwhile, the IGP while commiserating with the family and friends of the deceased, calls for calm and assures that justice will be done in the matter, reiterating that any person found culpable will be brought to book."