A police officer identified as Sergeant Olalere Michael on Thursday morning, March 2, stormed the Chapel of Redemption Agba Dam housing estate in Ilorin, shot, and killed a yet-to-be-identified lady, and then shot himself dead.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, says the police received the information that at about 8am, the officer with the tag F/NO 497093 and attached to 15 PMF, Ilorin, went to the estate where he shot the lady and then shot himself dead.
Ajayi stated that immediately after the information got to the command, the Commissioner of Police for Kwara State, CP Paul Odama, dispatched a team of policemen and detectives to the scene, where the corpses were recovered and deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, where the bodies were certified dead
He stated that the deadly incident was an aftermath of love gone sour and that it has nothing to do with police brutality.
He added that investigation of this unfortunate incident is in progress, and the report of the investigation will be made public as soon as it is ready.