A Sixty-one year old estate agent based in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, Sina Babarinde, has been reportedly shot dead by some unknown gunmen during a church service at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Living Word Parish, on Basin Road, Ilorin.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the incident to the Newsmen said investigation was ongoing to arrest the perpetrators.
According to the PPRO, the incident happened during the 7:00 am church service of the RCCG on Sunday.
He said Late Sina Babarinde was called on phone and as he walked out of the church to receive the call, the sound of gun shots rent the air, which drew the attention of the congregation.
Okasanmi noted that at the time the congregation got out of the church to see what was happening, the estate agent was met in the pool of his blood.
The Police spokesperson said that men of the Nigeria Police have been deployed to strategic places in the metropolis, including worship centres, to prevent a recurrence.