Story By Rachael Aina, January 31, 2021
Owner of popular relaxation centre for elderly men and womenn in Ibadan, “Senior Citizens Club” former CP Yomi Onasile has been confirmed dead of COVID 19 in- Ibadan.
The late retired Police Commissioner gave passed on at the Oyo State Isolation Center Olodo area of Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital, around 10am on Saturday 30th January 2021.
According to source, former CP Onasile had been on admission at the Isolation Centre since January 24, and had died while receiving treatment.
It was learnt that as at the time of compiling this report, his corpse was still at the Isolation Centre.
The late retired CP. Onasile until his departure was a trained Biochemist from
the University of Ibadan, before joining the Nigeria Police Force.
Onasile had Masters Degree in Forensic and Food Contaminants Analysis from
the same institution, with credit of being an expert in police fingerprinting.
He was a Hubert Humphrey Fellow at the Drug Program of the John Hopkins
University, Baltimore, USA, and also a seasoned and highly experienced man,
having trained and worked with the New York Police Department and the
Israeli Police Crime Laboratory in Jerusalem.
He served as Commissioner of Police in Abia and Oyo, Ekiti and Lagos states,
before his retirement, and had a number of books and monographs to his
He was the owner of a relaxation center for elderly men and women, called
Senior Citizens Club, situated along Secretariat and Total Garden Road in
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olugbenga
Fadeyi confirmed the story of the retired police commissioner’s death.