Assailants kill Lagos-based businessman in Kwara - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Sunday, July 24, 2022

Assailants kill Lagos-based businessman in Kwara

By Our Correspondent

Unknown gunmen have killed a Lagos based businessman, Biola Osundiya who travelled to Ilorin  to visit  his family.

Biola in his 40s, was reportedly  trailed to a Bar joint around  Kwara State Center for Art and Culture, Sawmail area, Ilorin around 6pm on Wednesday by his assailants on a motorcycle, shot him severally  at a close range and sped off.

It was gathered from an eye witness account that the deaceased was in the company of a girl, said to be his "mistress" who was having conversation with some people on the phone regarding their location when the assailants arrived.

"He was shot by two men who traced him to the spot on motorbike and left him in the pool of his blood thereafter. 

He was initially based in Ilorin, Kwara State where his two wives and children still resides but recently relocated to Lagos to start cement business", the source added.

His younger brother, Segun, who confirmed the incident, said the development has left his family and friends devastated and call on the security agencies to fish out the perpetrators to face justice.

When contacted on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer, Kwara Command, Ajayi Okasanmi, also confirmed the incident adding that  the police are still on the trail of the killers.

"We can't say for now whether the killing was cultist or business related, but an AK 47 ammunition was recovered from the scene and we are working to establish those behind it. But no arrest has been made for now", Okasanmi added.

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