Security Operatives Apprehend Former NURTW Leader And Unrepentant Killer In Lagos
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Ade Lawyer and Olorunwa
The Nigerian police have disclosed that it has nabbed a famous killer and ex-Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW in Lagos State, Mr Rafiu Olorunwa Akanni popularly known as Olorunwa.
Olorunwa was nabbed by the police in connection with the murder of people who are members of the NURTW chapter of Lagos State.
The Police also disclosed that Olorunwa was arrested alongside a colleague of his, Adeola Williams popularly known as Ade Lawyer, a leader of a group of assassins in the South Western part of the country.
The duo was apprehended as a result of the order given to the police intelligence Response team in the state by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, who got a hint that they were connected to some assassination which has occurred in the state.
Olorunwa who is in his early fifties was nabbed at about 3 pm on Wednesday at Ebute Meta, while his colleague, Ade Lawyer who is in his late thirties was nabbed in a remote community in Ogun State.
Information gathered by Nigeria News revealed that the duo was connected to the recent killing of Ganiyu Ayinla, a former personal Assistant to a man identified as Azeez Adekunle Lawal in Lagos Island late last month.
The police disclosed that Ade Lawyer has issued a confessional statement stating his role in the murder of Ayinla.
Part of the confessional statement reads: “He further confessed that one Rafiu Olorunwa Akanni, former Chairman Of NURTW in Lagos State hired him to assassinate one Azeez Adekunle Lawal for N1.5 million and was given N500,000.00 advance payment and N1 million to be paid after the assassination but he said they mistakenly assassinated the Personal Assistant, PA to their target, Mr Ganiyu Ayinla while their actual target Azeez Adekunle Lawal, who was in the same car with the late Ganiyu miraculously escaped with bullet wounds.“
Reading further, the statement said ” He stated further that one Rafiu Olorunwa Akanni who hired them for the job refused to give them the balance of their N1 million because they have killed the PA of the main person he sent them for, hence Adeola Williams aka Ade Lawyer traced the driver of Mr Olorunwa and confiscated his black Hyundai jeep from the driver and called Mr Olorunnwa that, they will release his Jeep after he pays them their N1 million balance as they need to run and hide until the heat comes down as two of his boys were arrested by the police.”
“He further confessed that Mr Olurunwa has been calling him to be very careful and hide very well as his members have been arrested.”
“He also mentioned many other victims he assassinated in the past which includes one Hamburger, a union chairman in Oshodi Lagos, One Baba Jide Dosumu Aka Mados in Ebute Meta Lagos, one Salawe in Ajah Lagos, Ganiyu Asaro and 4 others in Badore area of Lagos where he said he spread bullets in their car and killed the five occupants etc.”
Efforts are already being made by the police in order to arrest the remaining members of the notorious assassin group being led by Ade lawyer.