Commissioner's brother killed,1 other beheaded in Ibadan


Some unknown gunmen who struck on Tuesday evening along Nihort- Idi-isin, Ibadan reportedly killed 45-year-old, Isaac Orisadeyi Adedokun, younger brother to the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters in Oyo state, Mrs Funmilayo Orisadeyi.

Mrs Orisadeyi who confirmed the incident, told Daily Trust that two hospitals rejected the victim before he died. It was learnt that Issac was a passenger was on motorcycle when some gunmen tried to snatch the bike from the rider around 8pm on Tuesday night November 16.

The armed men shot the victim when the driver of the motorcycle resisted the attempt to snatch the motorcycle.

Daily Trust also reported that in another case, a young man identified as Adoja Tanaku, was beheaded after a brief argument with his friend simply identified as Joseph in Bakatare area of Ibadan. The two engaged in the hot argument before the middle aged man went into his room, took a cutlass and beheaded him.

Oyo police spokesperson, Olugbemiga Fadeyi who confirmed the incident said the deceased and Joseph were Beniniose. Fadeyi said Joseph is already in the police net while the corpse of the victim had been deposited in the morgue of Adeoyo Hospital, Ibadan.