The three children of Omotayo Salawudeen, who allegedly killed her husband with an hired accomplice, Barakat 17, Usman 15 and Fatimoh 12, have cried out to the State Government and all stakeholders on the case of their mother for a mild punishment as life has not easy since the demise of their father and their mother subsequent arrest.
It would be recalled that Mrs Omotayo had confessed to have killed her husband with the aid of her accomplice, Oladapo Dolapo who was hired to help in killing the victim.
The 39 year-old Omotayo had on Monday, confessed that she had sexual intercourse with her late husband before killing him on May 12, this year.
She made the disclosure when she was interrogated by journalists during the police parade of criminals in the Osun State police headquarters, Osogbo on Monday, July 17, 2017.
According to her, the late husband was a good person who always took care of her needs and that of her children.
She said ”We’ve been married for seventeen years, we are blessed with three children aged 18,15 and 12.”
Omotayo, Dolapo with Other Suspects during the Parade
“He didn’t not offend me, I was just mad at him. I choked him with the pillow, after having sex and Dolapo stabbed him to death with knife.
“I regret my action. I didn’t know it would feel this way.”
Omotayo, who did not not look remourseful disclosed that it was just her desire to kill her late husband on the in question.
She said “I hired Oladapo Dolapo to help me kill my husband at my own desires.”
The suspected killer, Oladapo Dolapo, (24) who was engaged by Omotayo confessed that he personally stabbed the late Salawudeen while Omotayo covered his head with pillow until he died.
He said the suspect (wife) contracted him to punish her husband by killing him, with a promise to give him whatever he requested, if the operation is successful.
Dolapo disclosed that the deceased’s wife, Omotayo enticed him to commit the crime by promising him a befitting accommodation and other largesse.
Parading the suspects, the Commissioner of Police, Olafimihan Adeoye disclosed that Engr. Salawudeen Jimoh of number 3, Engr. Adesina Salawu street, Osogbo reported to the police.
Amiloaded correspondent who visited Barakat, Usman and Fatimoh
who were at the residence of the late AbdulHakeem on Saturday July 22, had a touching têtê â têtê with the young girls and their brother.
Speaking with the children of the slain father, they urged the state government to temper justice with mercy on their mother, Mrs Omotayo Salawudeen, saying life has not been easy for them since the death of their father.
The children, Barakat Salawudeen (18), Usman Salawudeen (15) and Fatimoh (12) appealed to the State government to pardon their mother whom they described as the only person that can aid them to make their dreams come to pass.
When our crew got to 11 Adeniran street, Halleluyah Estate, Osogbo, the Osun State capital, only the three children of the late Salawudeen were seeing living in the house without any other family members.
When asked why did they prefer to stay in the house where their father was killed, the children affirmed that they are comfortable in their father’s house rather than staying with other relatives.
Since the Osun State commissioner of police, Fimihan Adeoye paraded the 39 year old woman, members of the public especially those living in the Halleluyah Estate, Osogbo neighbourhood of the deceased have been condemning the act which they say has for the umpteenth time, defamed womanhood.
With three kids, Barakat 17, Usman 15 and Fatimoh 12, the dream of having an accountant, soldier and an actress promised by their late father if not properly monitored or with divine intervention could be gradually doomed.
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