By Abisola Oluremi

The councillor representing Ward 10, Ibadan South East Local Government Area in Oyo State under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Sulaimon Ariyibi and two others (yet-to-be-identified) have been shot dead.

A source said the trio were allegedly shot by some hoodlums suspected to be working for a political party.

Mr Ariyibi was said to have been attacked and killed in his house at Ile Tuntun area of Ibadan in the presence of his wife and children.

The councillor and the other two others were confirmed dead upon arrival at the State Hospital, Adeoyo, Ring Road in Ibadan.

Speaking with journalists at the hospital, the Federal lawmaker representing Ibadan South East/North East Federal constituency, Mr Abass Adigun explained that the deceased men were earlier with him on a campaign tour around Ile Tuntun- Idi Arere, Ibadan.

Mr Adigun who said he noticed some people suspected to be hoodlums pelting them with sachet of water and stones, explained that the next thing he saw was lifeless bodies of the trio.
Confirming the incident, Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP. Adewale Osifeso said investigations had begun to unravel what really went down.

Meanwhile, the remains of the deceased persons have been deposited at State Hospital Adeoyo, Ring Road, Ibadan.

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