Former Reps member, security man killed by suspected hoodlums in Oyo state


A former House of Representatives member in oyo state, Dr Fatai Aborode and a security guard, Semiu have been killed in different parts of the state by suspected hoodlums. While the ex-lawmaker was reportedly killed in his way from his farm at Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state, the security guard was killed at a filling station, Moniya in Akinyele Local Government.

Confirming the unfortunate incident, the Oyo State Police Public relations officer, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi said the death of the former legislator.Fadeyi happened , “At about 1750 hrs of 11/12/2020, along Apodun road Igangan, one Alhaji Fatai 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”.

The statement further said that “Effort is on to arrest the fleeing assailants.

However, eyewitness account revealed that the lawmaker was waylaid by suspected kidnappers at a nearby village in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State.

Hon Aborode was in the company of his manager when the incident happened but the manager narrowly escaped death.

The late hon Aborode was House of Representatives on the platform of Accord in 2015  but recently defected to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

On the other hand, the security guard, was attacked at Asanmajana area of Moniya during a robbery operation.

According to community security guards, the hoodlums could have caused more harm if they had not been resisted.

Residents said they woke up on Saturday to discover the corpse of the security man at the wheel alignment section in the filling station.

In a story monitored on Vanguard newspaper, the newspaper said stick with bloodstains was found close to the corpse

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