A car dealer at Aminchi Motors Gusau, Zamfara state, has confessed to engaging in cannibalistic activities.
Aminu Baba confessed to eating human organs and selling some after being arrested and paraded by the police.
The man was arrested last week over the killing and dismemberment of a 9-year-old boy in Gusau.
Speaking to journalists, Aminu disclosed that he has three wives and 19 children. He further revealed that he employed two teenagers to scout for young boys to kill for him and they had done that twice, getting N1million in return.
“I paid them N500,000 for each of the killing of the two young boys. We removed penis, eyes, intestines and Esophagus and I used to eat these human organs and sell some to those who need them.”
The car dealer however refused disclosing where he got the money he paid the killers. He also did not disclose whether he had collaborators in the state.
The state police commissioner, Mr Ayuba N Elkanah said the other suspect, Abdulshakur Mohammad, had confessed that that was the third time he was contracted by Baba to source for human parts.
He said he got N500,000, after the first and second operations before he was arrested. He reportedly connived with Baba and Ahmad Tukur to deceive the victim, who was taken to an uncompleted building.
After killing their victim, they removed his intestine, esophagus, private part and two eyes, which they took to Aminu who in return gave them N500,000 as agreed.
The killing of the 9-year-old boy identified as Ahmad Yakubu Aliyu came to liof the nine year old boy identified Ahmad Yakubu Aliyu was found in an uncompleted building in Barakallahu area of Gusau metropolis.
Ahmad went missing shortly after he came back from Islamiyya School in Gadar Baga area of the city. The owner of the building spotted the decomposing body of the little boy when came to continue his construction work.
He immediately closed the site and reported the matter to the police who later confirmed that Ahmad was killed and dumped.