February 3, 2023

OGUN STATE POLICE VOW TO ARREST KILLERS OF SLAIN ADC CHAIRMAN

The Ogun State Police Command has promised to unravel killers of Ward 15 Chairman of African Democratic Congress, Isaga/Ilewo-Orile in Abeokuta North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Muhammed Oke.

The Ogun State command Police Public Relations Officer, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this while confirming the death of Oke to newsmen in Abeokuta

Oke, who coordinated activities of vigilante and hunters group in the area, was killed around 8:30 in the morning on Thursday, after he got a distress call that some people were being kidnapped by gunmen.

It was further gathered that the slain warrior went after the kidnappers along side two of his men, but discovered that the information was fake.

According to the sources, his attempt to return failed as he was attacked by gunmen who had already laid ambush for him .
He was reportedly shot at while one of his men escaped with a gun wound and the other escaped unhurt.

The deceased was survived by two wives and children
Oyeyemi said the police has commenced investigations into the incident .

“It’s true he was killed. What I heard is that some people said they saw some gunmen hiding at a place and they now called the man, since he’s a vigilante in the community; so they went there to attack those gunmen.

Oyeyemi however said, contrary to the general belief that he was assassinated, he said until the police command conclude its investigation, the case was an attack by unknown gunmen

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