The suspects, who are all Nigerians, include
Ogunsanyo Abayomi, 23, Obi Mnaetochi
Brendam Ilozumba, 19, Oti Uchechukwu
Chijioke, 20, Jimoh Oluwatobiloba Tim- ileyin,
21 and Isaac Ifidon, 22.
All five, being friends of the deceased, were
arrested upon thorough investigations by the
They are currently in the custody of the
Homicide Unit of the Police Criminal
Investigations Department, Headquarters,
The Gruesome Murder
Briefing the media, Commissioner of Police
(COP) Prosper Agblorh, Director-General in
charge of Criminal Investigations Department,
said die body of the deceased, Godwin
Chukwudi Ayogu, was discovered at Amamoma,
an outskirts of the Cape Coast university
campus, with multiple stab wounds all over the
When the body was discovered, he had both
hands and legs tied with a white piece of cloth,
his throat slashed and his intestines gushed
out, according to COP Agblorh.
The body was deposited at the regional
hospital morgue, Cape Coast, for preservation.
Police preliminary investigations at the scene
revealed that the deceased was killed
somewhere else and the body dumped at the
outskirts of the university.
COP Agblorh said tyre-marks of the vehicle
which was used for committing the heinous act
was found beside the body and was extracted
by the police for investigations.
On February 21, 2G14, a post-mortem was
performed on die body by Dc Patrick Kafui
Akakpo of fee regional hospital and mff&esgp,
the cause of death as stab wounds in the heart
and multiple stab wounds^;
Investigations And Findings
GOP Prosper Agblorh said the Homicide Unit
was charged to take over investigations. It was
then revealed that suspect Ogunsanyo
Abayomi, a friend of the deceased who Iived
beyond his means, borrowed an unspecified
amount of money from the deceased to add up
to his, so he could pay his school fees.
He promised to pay bade within die shortest
time possible, but failed to do so.
Having failed to pay the money owed to the
deceased, the suspect went to the United
Kingdom, promising to pay back when he
On his return, however, Abayomi again failed
to honour the promise and went ahead to rent
a two-bedroom apartment.
Godwin, until his death, complained about the
conduct and actions of his friend (Abayomi) to
other friends on campus, adding that instead
of paying his school fees to move to the next
level of the educational rung, he lent the
money given him by his parents to Abayomi.
On February 18,2014 – a day before his death
– the deceased was seen in the company of
Abayomi and Timileyin Jimoh at apartment to
demand his money.
However, Chukudi went missing until his body
was discovered the following morning.
Further investigations disclosed that Obi
Mnaetochi Brendan Dozumba was also a hostel
mate and one-time course mate of the
During a programme at the university campus,
Chukudi introduced his girlfriend to suspect
Brendan who allegedly became interested in
the lady and went on to propose love to her.
The two were alleged to ave started dating
When the secret love affair between Brendan
and the lady was discovered by the deceased, a
heated argument allegedly ensued and the
relationsnip between the two friends turned
Investigations revealed that amongst the
suspect, it was only Jimoh Oluwato- biloba
Timileyin, who had a saloon car with Togo
registration number 5227-AO on campus.
When the vehicle was impounded, the tyres
marched with the tyre-marks found at the
place die deceased was dumped.
Upon interrogation Jimoh denied having moved
the car or lending it to anybody the night the
body was found.
However, according to police investigation,
Abayomi drove the car late that night.
When the news about the death of Godwin win
broke out, suspects Ogunsanyo Abayomi, Oti
Uchechukwu Chijioke, Jimoh Oluwatobiloba
Timileyin and Isaac Ifidon, left the campus for
an undisclosed destination, only to resurface
This action, according to COP Agblorh,
confirmed the suspicion that the suspects had
a hand in the murder of the deceased.
He said investigations were still ongoing.