Crime

Unknown Gunmen Assassinate 30-Year-Old Man at Igangan

A 30-year-old man Nasiru Olosunde has been assassinated by unknown gunmen at Asunnara area of Igangan, Oyo State.

 According to the father of the deceased, Mr Bayo Olosunde, Nasiru was shot dead inside his house by some suspected Fulani.

He explained that his late son was woken up by a loud knock on his door around 1am and as he opened the door, the assailant shot him in his head and fled without taking anything from the house.

Another eyewitness, who was with the deceased in the house, said the assailants were Fulani going by their dressing and language.

He said further that he was hit in the head while trying to hold them down.

Reacting to the incident, the Oyo State Public Relations Officer, Gbenga Fadeyi while confirming the incident, said investigation had commenced while effort was on to trail the hoodlum(s) by Police Tactical teams.

The PPRO added that the attack had nothing to do with farmers/headers clash, but that of robbery by some assailants in that area. 

Abisola Oluremi

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