The last may not have been heard of the circumstances surrounding the killing of the chairman of De Fayus Worldwide, Alhaji Fatal Yusuff, popularly known as ‘Oko Oloyun’ as the police in Lagos State have identified “many enemies” of the deceased businessman.
Sunday Tribune gathered that the deceased tradomedical practitioner was into money lending and that he reportedly had disagreement with some of his clients. Also, it was revealed that until his death, Alhaji Yusuff was a regular face at the Igando Divisional Police Station because of problems with his clients.
A police source at the state command headquarters, who pleaded anonymity while speaking with the Sunday Tribune on Saturday, said “he had stepped on many people’s toes. He had a lot of issues. The source said that the police in Igando had been investigating multiple cases involving Oko Oloyun and subscribers of his Option C business scheme until his death on Thursday.
Many of the subscribers to Option C scheme had last Friday invaded the Igando headquarters of De Fayus Worldwide to demand their investments which allegedlly run into hundreds of millions of naira.
Sunday Tribune investigations revealed that the late Yusuff, before his death, was receiving money from people as investment and that there were many cases of defaults in the payment of interest.
He was also at many times reported at the Igando police station by subscribers who accused him of defaulting on their agreement on the Option C scheme.
The police source said “there are a lot of cases involving him before he was killed. He has many enemies. He has stepped on many toes while doing his business.
“Our people in Igando division have arrested and invited him on many occasions following reports by people who claimed to have been shortchanged while doing business with him .”The source added that “the people claimed that they were supposed to be given money at the end of every two or three months after investing with him .
“Some of them said that they only collected returns on one or two occasions and that their efforts to have their money refunded had proved abortive.”
The police source added that “apart from that, he was also into money lending. He was giving money to people who paid him interests.
“He had issues with some of the people who borrowed money from him and did not pay as agreed. There were many cases on the money lending business too,” the source added.
The image-maker in charge of the state police command, Bala Elkana, declined comments on the reported cases involving Oko Oloyun and his numerous customers.