Lagos Lawyer, Ayo Ademiluyi, Cries Out over Client’s Abduction by IGP IRT

Ayo Adekanla was reportedly forcefully taken away by men of the Investigation Response Team of the Inspector General of Police in Warri on Monday

Lagos-based lawyer and human rights campaigner, Ayo Ademiluyi of Juryman Associate Chambers, has cried out over the abduction of his client, Ayo Adekanla on Monday, 29th July, 2019 by the DCP Abba Kyari led Investigative Response Team, IRT, of the Inspector General of Police, IGP.

In a statement released by Mr. Ademiluyi, his client who was on his way to Asaba from Benin was arrested at gunpoint by plain clothes men in Warri. He was refused access to his phone and a chance to call his lawyer.

The abductors of Mr. Adekanla did not disclose their destination.

Incidentally, while over speeding on the Benin-Ore Expressway, the convoy had an accident at Okada town, where, in a wise move, Adekanla passed a quick note to a passerby near the scene of the accident indicating that he was picked by men who claimed they are from the Investigative Response Squad of the Inspector General of Police.

As at 2nd August, 2019 information proved that he is presently incarcerated at the Abuja IRT Office underground cell meant for dreaded criminals and arrested terrorist.

“We call on DCP Abba Kyari to assist us unravel via a due diligent investigation by an independent team different from the one handling the matter the discreet arrest of Ayo Adekanla, for we lack full confidence in the Investigative officers.

“Our client deserves equitable justice and we suspect high handedness and complicity based on unfounded allegations. Documentation are available to prove his innocence, while we are aware of the premeditated evil antics of the complainant one Dr. Emmanuel Olabode Aborishade based in Abuja, who has threatened to kill our client via any available dreadful means.

“This incidence proves the obvious, despite a pending matter against him at the Federal High Court, Lagos Division.”

Mr. Ademiluyi, Esq. can be reached on
09097933015, 08033931229.


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