Patrick Fasinu, a traditional ruler of Owoland in Yewa south local government area of Ogun state, has been assassinated.
The monarch was said to have been brutally murdered on Wednesday on the road between Ijako and Isagbo in Oke-Odan area, Premium Times reports.
The Ogun state Police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident to Premium Times. ”
It was gathered that the monarch was coming from Ilaro but dropped his driver somewhere in Owode and drove alone towards Owo only for him to be attacked on the road where he was killed and set ablaze with his car,” Mr. Oyeyemi said.
The police spokesman said the command had commenced investigation of the killing.
We had reported that Mr. Christopher Hobobo who is a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa state was been assassinated.
Hobobo who served in an acting capacity was killed at his residence located on PDP Road, Yenagoa on Wednesday, May 17.