A five year old boy has been reportedly killed by an unknown assailant at Tose Phase ll, Olorunsogo Area, Moniya, Akinyele Local Government, Ibadan.

The deceased named Mojeeb Tirimisiyu, was reportedly killed behind his father’s uncompleted building.

According to Mojeeb’s mother, Mrs Mufuliat Tirimisiyu while narrating the incident, said after the Monday morning downpour, Mojeeb went to the toilet, and after a while she heard a scream from her son, she rushed to scene where Mojeeb was nowhere to be found.

Mrs Tirimisiyu said that Mojeeb was later found with blood gushing out his head.

The mother of the deceased explained that Mojeeb was quickly rushed to a nearby private hospital, efforts to save his life proved abortive as he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The Chairman, Landlord Association of the area, Mr Maruf Aponmode who condemned the killing of Mojeed, said incessant killing of young people in Akinyele local government is getting out of hand and unacceptable, hence the need for stakeholders to find urgent solution.

In a chat with Radio Nigeria, Chairman, Oyo State Vigilante Group, Alhaji Abiodun Olabamiji, who was at the scene of incident said the three caretaker Chairmen of Akinyele council area were in a security meeting before the group was alerted about the case.

As at the time of filling this report efforts to confirm the incident with Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi proved abortive.

The body of Mojeeb had been deposited by the Moniya Divisional Police to the morgue.

Apart from Police other local security operatives at the scene of the gruesome crime were, Vigilante Group, Soludero and Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC).

The new Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Nwachukwu Enwonwu had recently relocated his office to Akinyele Area, due to incessant killings by unknown assailants.

It would be recalled that recently a 21 year Old Grace Osiagu, 18 year old Barakat Bello and 29 year old pregnant Azeezat Shomuyiwa were all gruesomely murdered in Akinyele local government.

Olalekan Quadri/ Adebukola Aluko/ Ojeakhe Ozoya


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