June 20, 2024

June 20, 2024

FIB Allegedly Arrest Popular Broadcaster, Oriyomi Hamzat In Oyo

Oyo-state-based broadcaster and social activist, Oriyomi Hamzat, has been arrested by the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) and is being transferred to Abuja.


The FIB is the apex of intelligence gathering in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). It is the only arm of the Force that provides Intelligence on Crime and National Security.


It is not yet clear why Hamzat, the owner of Agidigbo 88.7 FM, Ibadan, was arrested.


The State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) in Ibadan invited Hamzat, before handing him over to the FIB.


It was learnt that Hamzat has been championing the call for justice for Timothy Adegoke, the late Masters student of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State.


Since Adegoke mysteriously died in Room 305 at Hilton Hotel and Resorts Ile-Ife in November 2021, Hamzat has been on the hunt to track down his alleged killer(s).


When this reporter called the police to get comments from them about why Hamzat was arrested, the personnel asked him to “come down to the FIB office”.


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