Popular Alimosho-based traditional medicine practitioner, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, popularly known as Oko Oloyun, has been shot dead.
The Oyo State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Gbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident on Thursday, January 23.
Oko Oloyun was reportedly travelling from Lagos to Iseyin in Oyo State, where he recently commissioned a big building for business.
Fadeyi said that the victim was hit by a bullet after suspected assassins shot at his vehicle at about 4:30pm on Eruwa-Igbo-Ora road.
“Gunmen attacked his vehicle on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in Ibarapa Central; they shot at his vehicle and he was hit by a bullet.
“The man’s corpse has been deposited in the Igbo-Ora General Hospital,” he said.
He added that the State Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, visited the scene and ordered an investigation into the killing.
Before his gruesome murder, Yusuf was the President of Physiotherapists Association of Nigeria.
His businesses were Oko-Oloyun Worldwide and De-Fayus International.