December 2, 2021


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Gunmen kill wife of ex-commissioner in Oyo

The wife of a former chairman of Ogbomoso South Local Government and former commissioner in Oyo State, Peter Odetomi, has been killed by some gunmen.

The deceased, Olayemi Odetomi, was shot at her family house, Ashi, Bodija, Ibadan on Friday morning during a robbery by the gunmen.

The incident brings to seven, assassination incidents in the state in the last two weeks.

The police public relations officer in the state, Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the incident to Daily Trust Saturday in Ibadan.

He said, “The deceased, Olayemi Odetomi, aged 66 years, died on the spot after being shot during a robbery incident which occurred during the early hours of Friday, June 25, 2021, in her home. Updates on investigations would be provided in due course.”

A resident of the area said the gunmen arrived on a motorcycle.