Late Senator, Isiaka Adeleke’s son, Tunji Adeleke has alleged that his father was killed because of his gubernatorial ambition.
According to a report by Punch Newspaper, Tunji had reportedly taken to Snapchat, where he ranted on his father’s death saying the Senator was killed because he posed a threat ahead of the 2018 governorship election in Osun State.
Tunji was further reported to have said people were jealous of his dad’s power, position and money which they wanted at all cost.
Isiaka Adeleke, the first civilian governor of Osun State, a two-time and serving Senator was reported to have died of a cardiac arrest at the Bikets hospital in Osogbo.
24 hours after his death, an alleged autopsy claimed the senator was killed as a result of an overdose of painkillers.
The Senator passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 and was buried on Monday, 24, 2017 in accordance with Islamic rites.