- The Commissioner of Police in Ondo State has ordered a full investigation into the incident.
The spokesperson of the Ondo state police command, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro has confirmed the murder of a Businessman in the state, Babatunde Adeluka Olubasa at a hotel in the Ijapo area of Akure, the state capital.
Ikoro, who described the death of the Businessman as a case of assassination said the command is trying to track down those who killed him.
The Police PPRO explained that at the time it happened, there was nobody else at the bar, except the bar girl adding that the Gunmen came in three, waiting.
Assailants Kill Businessman In Ondo
According to reports, Babatunde was trailed to the hotel by three armed men after attending a function in Akure, they shot him and also descended on him with a small axe to completely snuff life out of him.
It was gathered that the deceased lodged in that hotel and went out, however, by the time he came back, the assailants were already at the bar drinking.
Sources revealed that 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, but when he got to the bar, the three guys asked for a lighter from him to light their cigarettes, which he declined.
It was at that point they pull out their guns and shot him, the assailants left the hotel when he gave up the ghost.
In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police in Ondo State has ordered a full investigation into the incident.