The president of Physiootherapists Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, Oko Oloyun has been shot dead this afternoon by unknown gunmen along Igbo-ora-Eruwa road.
His death came 48-hours after an All Progressives Congress, APC, leader, Alhaji Oreitan Babatunde, was assassinated at his Oremeji, Ibadan home.
The Oyo State Police Command on Thursday confirmed the murder of the Otu, Itesiwaju local government-born popular traditional medical expert
Confirming the sad incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr. Gbenga Fadeyi, told The Nationthat Yusuf was killed around 4:30 pm on the road while traveling to Iseyin, Oyo State.
Fadeyi, a Superintendent of Police (SP), said the Commissioner of Police Mr Shina Olukolu has visited the site of the incident along with some deputy commissioners for an on-the-spot fact-finding mission.
The PPRO said Olukolu has directed a high-powered manhunt for the hoodlums that perpetrated the dastardly act with a view to bringing them to justice.