Eco Bank Staff Allegedly Tortured To Death In Police Custody (PHOTOS, TWEETS)

Eco Bank Staff Allegedly Tortured To Death In Police Custody (PHOTOS, TWEETS)

By Pius Godsday | Politics Reporter on February 22, 2014

A Nigerian, David Ekpo has raised alarm over the alleged killing of a friend of his, Babatunde Oke who died in police custody on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

According to citizen reports made by David Ekpo on Facebook and Twitter, Oke worked at the Ladipo Oluwole, Ogba branch of Eco Bank. He was said to have been accused of a N1.2 million fraud by his employer and handed over to the police. Oke is now dead and Ekpo alleges that he was tortured to death while in police custody.

Oke was a husband and father of two children aged 2 years and 5 months. Below are the Tweets on the incident.

Another citizen reports.

We will be watching this story and bring you the updates as they are made known.


  1. Ecobank should burn for this. This issue should not go silent. As for the Nigerian police, I don’t know what on earth the IG is doing but it may be time for GEJ to sack him

  2. I dont just have anything to say rather ask the IG of police if extra judicial killing by the police was the reason for recent promotions of some useless and never do well police officers.i will also want to implore Nigerians to pls tag ECO Bank as a blood sucking bank and stop any form of prsent and future transaction with this bank, pls Nigerians lets our only instrument let take our money away from this Blood sucking, i will be going to ECOBANK on monday morning to close down my account pls i implore you all to join me in this crusade, this is the only way we can pay this bank back if it can die a Natural death just like Tunde was killed. we can also kill the institution by all going there to close down our account no matter how little , plsssssssssssssss join me as i proced to my branch on monday to shut down my account. its Tunde a son, an husband even a father of two poor kids , pls lets fight for the poor kids by saying to hell with ECOBANK and close all transaction with them now

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