Osun State police command on Tuesday affirmed that Rahman Adedoyin, owner of Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife, where a Master’s student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Timothy Adegoke, lodged before being found dead, had admitted to being the author of an audio message recorded before his arrest to defend himself against being labelled a ritualist.
According to the Nigerian Tribune, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Yemisi Opalola, in a statement in Osogbo on Tuesday, said: “On the issue of the audio recording made by Dr Rahman Adedoyin, the police was embarrassed with this development.
“On investigation, Dr Adedoyin admitted being the author of the audio message.
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“He said that he felt inclined to make it when some members of his staff were arrested by the police.
“He affirmed making it before he was arrested to defend himself when some people, especially the brother to the deceased, was referring to him as a ritualist.