A radio presenter, Titus Badejo who works with Naija 102.7FM, Ibadan, was killed by some yet to be identified gunmen on Saturday.
Spokesman of the state command Adewale Osifeso, confirmed this incidence.
According to the police spokesman, Badejo was murdered outside Club 407 in the Oluyole area of Ibadan at about 11:30 pm on Saturday.
The police said investigations were going on to unravel the the reason behind his murder and bring to book those who committed the dastard act.
“At about 0730hrs, Sunday 20th June 2021, One Damilola Afolabi ‘m’, Manager, at Club 407, Oluyole Ibadan, reported at the Oluyole Divisional Police Headquarters that on Saturday, 19th June, 2021, one Titus Badejo, Journalist and freelance disc jockey with the club, was shot outside the club’s premises by unknown assailants,” Osifeso said.
“However, comprehensive investigations are in top gear to unravel circumstances surrounding the incident and to apprehend the assailants. Verifiable updates would be provided soonest,” Osifeso said, in the text.
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NAN however revealed that a source said the victim was leaving the club with some friends when he was attacked and shot dead by the gunmen.
“When he was leaving with his friends in his car around 11:30 pm, two masked men on a motorcycle suddenly stopped his car, wielding a gun and asked all of them to lie down”, the source was quoted as saying.
“He was the only one shot by the gunmen, who left immediately without taking anything or touching the other occupants of the car.”
The death of the radio presenter comes three days after Ramon Azeez, a 37-year-old phone seller, was murdered during a clash between members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers and the Park Management System (PMS) at the Iwo road area of the Lagos State.