A 38 years old businessman identified as Babatunde Adeluka Olubasa has on Saturday, December 26th, 2020, been assassinated by three suspected gunmen.
The Daily Page gathered that Babatunde was killed after he attended a function in Akure.
A source who spoke under anonymity added that three gunmen trailed the deceased to a hotel and shot him dead at the bar of the hotel where he had gone to get a drink
Confirming the incident, ASP Tee Leo Ikoro who is the spokesperson of the Ondo state police command said that the state police command has begun launched the investigation on the case of assassination of the Babatunde.
“We’ve commenced investigation trying to track down those who killed him. It’s an assassination. At the time it happened, there was nobody else at the bar, except the bar girl. The bar girl said they came in three, waiting.
“The deceased lodged in that hotel and went out at some point in time. He came back and left again. By the time he came back, the assailants were already at the bar drinking. When he came back, he went into his room, took a bottle of wine and then called for a bottle of soft drink from the bar.
“When he got to the bar, the three guys asked a lighter from him to light their cigarettes, and he said no. It was at that point they pull out their guns and shot him. The assailants left the hotel when he gave up the ghost
“We’re on their trail right now. The Commissioner of Police has ordered a full investigation into the incident. To u, we’re thinking it’s an assassination. But the investigation will unravel all that happened.”