Unknown Bandits Kill Local Therapist In Oyo State

Richard Ginika Izuora

Unknown gunmen on Thursday shot dead a renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, aka Oko Oloyun, on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in the Ibarapa area of Oyo state.

Yusuf was on his way from an outing around 4.30pm; when the gunmen shot at his vehicle.

More so, that some of the bullets pierced through his vehicle before hitting him; and he died on the spot.

The Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, Gbenga Fadeyi, who confirmed the incident; said the state Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, had visited the scene and ordered an investigation into the incident.

He said Yusuf’s corpse has been deposited in the Igbo-Ora General Hospital’s mortuary.

Fadeyi said, “Gunmen attacked his (Oko Oloyun) vehicle on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in Ibarapa Central; they shot at his vehicle and the bullet hit him. Police personnel immediately mobilised to the area; and the Commissioner of Police went to the scene of the attack for an on-the-spot assessment; to deploy the police tactical team to trail the hoodlums; and comb the area for possible arrest and prosecution.

“He has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident. The man’s corpse has been deposited in the Igbo-Ora General Hospital.”

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