There was pandemonium in Okpoghoro Street, Abraka, Ethiope East local government area of Delta State as the decomposing bodies of two children were found in an abandoned car.
Daily Independent gathered the decomposing bodies of the two children were identified as Fega and Kelvin Izakpa between seven and 10 years old respectively were discovered at the back seat of an abandoned green-tinted Range Rover, belonging to Pastor Eniku Aghogho Tayo.
Mother of the victims, Mrs Odiri Izakpa, a hairdresser in Abraka main market, was said to be at her shop when news got to her that her missing children were found lifeless and their corpses decomposing in a parked vehicle.
She disclosed that she last saw her kids on Monday 8th March 2021.
She revealed that she was at her mother-in-law, place, one Mrs Felicia, to find out if the kids were with her only to be told that they left on 7 March, 2020
It was gathered that the owner of the vehicle who was identified as Pastor Tayo, has been detained at the Abraka Police Station, as he claimed ignorance.
It was learnt that Pastor Tayo, works in Warri and shuttles his residence and workplace.
It was gathered that the stench of the corpses drew the attention of neighbours and passers-by that who discovered the decaying body of the children.
When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Edafe Bright confirmed the incident.
According to him,
“On 12th March 2021, information got to Abraka Police station, that two decomposing corpse of children was sighted in a Honda Rover car with reg no AG 815 BKW parked at the path way of the house of one Eniku Aghogho Tayo, 35 years, but resides in Warri, he happens to be the owner of the said vehicle.