Gunmen Kill Traditional Chief in Ogun

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Gunmen have assassinated a high raking traditional chief in Sagamu, Sagamu local government area of Ogun state.

The deceased, identified as Bashorun Abiodun was shot dead by yet-to-be identified gunmen at his residence on Monday night.

The deceased was the Baasegun of the Itunsokun community in Sagamu.

Reports say the gunmen, numbering about three, arrived the residence of the deceased around 8:00pm and shot him dead.

It however stated that the circumstances surrounding Abiodun’s death was still sketchy, as his remians had been buried according to Islamic rites.

When contacted, the State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alamutu confirmed the incident, assuring that the police would do everything possible to arrest the perpetrators of the murder.

I have just returned from Sagamu, it is true, we are suspecting murder and we are on top of it.

“We are trying to unravel the mystery behind the death. I just returned from the scene in Sagamu now”, Alamutu said.

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