Update: ‘I Did Not Have Any Encounter With Canadian Police’ – Ifako-Ijaiye LG Boss, Oke, Speaks On Colleague’s Arrest For Money Laundering

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On the alleged arrest of the Chairman, Ifelodun Local Council  Development Area, LCDA, his colleague in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Council, Mr. Toba Oke, who alongside the former traveled to Canada, has said he was not aware of "any interrogation of this nature." He also used the opportunity to debunk insinuation that he had an encounter with the Canadian Police.

In a text message he sent to newsbreak.ng, Oke said: I am not aware of any interrogation of this nature. I was not even stopped for any annormally (sic) in the course of my trip. I went, I saw and came back honorably."

Mr. Oke, however, evaded a mention of Ajidagba's alleged travail.

The original story as reported by newsbreak.ng reads:

Information reaching newsbreak.ng says that the Chairman of Ifelodun Local Council Development Area, LCDA, of Lagos State, Mr. Shuaib Ajidagba, has been detained in Canada for an alleged money laundering offence.

Ajidagba, was said to have travelled to Canada alongside chairmen of Mushin and Ifako-Ijaiye local council, Adepitan Babatunde and Oloruntoba Oke respectively. Oke and Adepitan have since returned to Nigeria, while their embattled colleague was purportedly under investigation by the Canadian police. Effort to reach the politician was unsuccessful as calls to his telephone could not connect. A text message sent to Oke to comment for the story was not responded to as at the time of going to press.

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