The Police command in Oyo State has confirmed the murder of Dr Fatai Aborode, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, by unknown gunmen.
It was earlier reported that Aborode was killed on his farm along Apodun road, Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state on Friday.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, in a statement on Saturday in Ibadan said the deceased was robbed and shot by four unknown gunmen at about 5.50 pm.
“At about 1750 hrs of 11/12/2020, along Apodun road Igangan, one Alh Fatal Aborode ‘m’ of Igangan, was robbed and shot by four unknown gunmen.
“The victim was rushed to Olugbon hospital, Igboora where he was confirmed dead.
“Effort is on to arrest the fleeing assailants,’’he said.