As suspicion about possible poisoning of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke thickens, His younger brother Deji Adeleke has directed that the corpse of his brother be taken for autopsy so he was not buried yesterday, A Muslim is supposed to be buried on the day of his demise.
An aide to the late senator Isiaka Adeleke who pleaded anonymity , told journalists that he was together with him during his trip to Kuta for a burial and later to a wedding ceremony in Iwo.
He said he did not sit very close to him during the ceremony but he learnt that he ate a piece of meat at the ceremony in Iwo .
He said, “We went together to Kuta yesterday for a burial and after that we went to Iwo for a wedding . I don’ t really know what happened but he ate just one piece of meat in Iwo.
“He received visitors until around 2 am this morning ( Sunday morning) and went inside to sleep . Whenever he slept , nobody would wake him up . But I was told he complained of pain in one of his legs this morning and his doctor was called.
“The doctor treated him and left . He later came back and he was the one who discovered that he was lifeless . I think he knew that he was already dead but to be sure, he called us and we rushed him to Biket Hospital where he was confirmed dead, Osogbo.
“His death could be as a result of poison but we are still waiting for the report of the autopsy to confirm if he was truly poisoned or he died of natural causes. ”