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Hospital Chief Medical Director buries decomposing female body in office, lands in police net

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The Kwara State Police Command on Sunday disclosed the arrest of the Chief Medical Director of Kaiama General Hospital, Dr. Adio Adebowale, in Edo State over allegations of killing his girlfriend and another lady in Kwara State.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the state, Ajayi Okasanmi, in a statement in Ilorin on Sunday, narrated that on assumption of office as Commissioner of Police Kwara, Paul Odama, while going through certain petitions by some citizens, came across a reported case of one missing lady, named Nofisat Halidu, in Kaiama Local government of the state, dated November 21, 2021.
According to the PPRO, “based on the commissioner’s directive, investigation into the case began and the Police worked on an information which led to the arrest of one Dr Adio Adebowale in Edo.
He said that the lead information had indicated that the suspect, after his arrest in Edo, had confessed killing one Ifeoluwa, his girlfriend, who was declared missing in Tanke area of Ilorin in 2021.
The PPRO highlighted: “the investigation led the team to Kaiama general hospital where the suspect worked as the Chief Medical Director.
“The suspect’s office was forced opened and a decomposing corpse of an unidentified female body was found buried in a shallow grave.”
The statement added that further search of the office led to the opening of a trash can where another body of a lady later identified as the missing Nofisat Halidu, identified by the husband, Mr Halidu, and other members of the community, was found.

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