A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo state, Fatai Aborode, has died.
According to TheCable, the man was shot dead.
Aborode was said to have been gunned down on his farm along Apodun road, Igangan in Ibarapa north local government area of the state on Friday.
According to Olugbenga Fadeyi, police public relations officer (PPRO) in the state, the deceased, who was the chief executive officer of Kunfayakun Green Treasures Limited, was attacked on Friday evening.
“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,” he said in a statement.
“The victim was rushed to Olugbon hospital, Igboora where he was confirmed dead. Effort is on to arrest the fleeing assailants.”
The deceased, along with his manager, was attacked when they were returning home.
The manager escaped gunshots as he reportedly fled the scene when the gunmen attacked.
Aborode was the house of representatives candidate under the platform of Accord Party in 2015. He, however, defected to PDP recently.