A man, identified as Ahmed Saka, on Wednesday set his former girlfriend, Mutiat Oladele, and her two children on fire at Shogoye, Idi-Arere area of Ibadan, Oyo State.
NAN reports that Olugbenga Fadeyi, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state told newsmen that Mutiat and Saka, had been lovers before the woman ended the relationship.
According to him, Saka had threatened to end his life and that of Mutiat because she called off their relationship.
“The man went to set the house of his ex-lover ablaze because the woman said she was no longer interested in the relationship.
“Unfortunately, the woman and her two children died as a result of the incident while the man later died at the hospital,” he said.
Fadeyi further revealed that investigation was going on the matter.