August 12, (THEWILL) – The missing Chief Imam of Atiba community in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Sheikh Mushafau Bakare, has been found dead in his car.
Relatives and close associates of the prominent cleric had earlier said that Bakare was abducted on Wednesday night.
A source said his mobile lines kept on ringing for hours while search operations were ongoing.
However, his lifeless body was found inside his newly acquired Toyota Highlander in the early hours of Thursday around the Ikangba area in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State.
THEWILL learnt that his lifeless body was reportedly discovered by police officers attached to Obalende Divisional Police Office, Ijebu Ode.
The State Police Command has not issued any statement concerning the development.