VIDEO: Man Set Ablaze For Allegedly Turning Students Into Yams In Ibadan


Man Set Ablaze For Allegedly Turning Students Into Yams In Ibadan

A man suspected to be a ritualist has been set ablaze in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital for allegedly turning two students of into yams.

Daily Post gathered that the suspect, whose name could not be ascertained, was killed and set ablaze on Friday, December 3rd in the morning.

He was arrested by the angry residents of Ashi, Bodija, and Akobo for allegedly turning two students of Bashorun Ojoo High School into tubers of yam.

Sources said that the man was arrested when it was discovered that he turned the students into tubers of yam.

All efforts made by the residents to prevail on him to turn them back proved to be abortive, and this made the angry mob set him ablaze. 

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The remains of the suspect were later dumped at the front of the school fence.

In a video posted on YouTube, the man was tied with a rope with two tubers of yam placed before him. It was however unclear if he actually turned the students into the tubers as teachers at the school refused to comment on the incident.

None of the residents in the area was also ready to speak when our correspondent visited the area.

All efforts made by DAILY POST to get a reaction from the Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Adewale Osifeso, also proved abortive as several calls put through his mobile phone were not answered. 

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