Gunmen have murdered wife of a former Oyo State Commissioner.
The Editor Nigeria learnt that Mrs. Olayemi Odetomi, who was the wife of a former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters during the late governor Abiola Ajimobiâ€™s tenure, Mr. Peter Odetomi, has been murdered by gunmen in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Mrs. Odetomi was killed in her Akobo home Friday morning.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr. Adewale Osifeso, said the deceased was killed in her home.
â€œThe deceased, Olayemi Odetomi, aged 66yrs, 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 would be provided in due course,â€ Osifeso said.
Odetomi was the deputy governorship candidate to Ajimobi in the 2007 election on the platform of the defunct All Nigeria Peopleâ€™s Party (ANPP). Prior to that, he was the chairman of Ogbomoso South Local Government.
Mr. Odetomi was unavailable for comments on the incident as at press time.