Armed robbers kill Oyo ex-commissioner’s wife

Our correspondent gathered that the 66-year-old woman was shot at her home around Bodija-Ashi Area of Ibadan early Friday morning.

The deceased’s husband, who was a former chairman of Ogbomoso South Local Government Area of Oyo State served as a commissioner during the administration of late Governor Abiola Ajimobi.

Although some persons claimed that Mrs. Odetomi’s killing was done by armed robbers, some said the woman was assassinated.

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The Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State, Adewale Osifeso, said police had begun an investigation into the killing.

He said in a statement that “the deceased, Olayemi Odetomi, aged 66 years, died on the spot after being shot during a robbery incident which occurred during the early hours of Friday 25th June 2021 in her home.

“Updates on investigations will be provided in due course.”

Recall that a popular radio presenter in Ibadan, who is also an indigene of Ogbomoso, Titus Badejo, was last Saturday shot dead while leaving a club at the Oluyole Area of Ibadan.

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