Former House Of Rep Candidate Shot Dead In Igangan

A former House of Representatives candidate on the platform of Accord Party during the 2015 general election, Dr Fatai Aborode has been reportedly shot dead in Igangan, Ibarapa Local Government of Oyo state.

He was allegedly killed near his farm, along Apodun village, Iganagan by suspected herdsmen, on Friday evening.

It was gathered that Dr Aborode, a politician and prominent farmer, was killed just as he was leaving his farm around 4 pm in company with his manager on a motorbike. 

The manager who was said to have escaped gunshots, reportedly fled the scene. 

The report says he was attacked by the hoodlums and macheted severally and he died while being rushed to a nearby hospital. 

According to the Oyo State, Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Command, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, the command had begun an investigation into the attack with a view to arresting the culprits.

The tragedy struck less than 24hours after an Agric stakeholders meeting held in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in respect of the recurrent attacks by herdsmen in the zone. 

Rasheedah Makinde


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