Bako Community, a suburb of lbadan City, near Omi-Adio was over the weekend thrown into morning following the killing of a forty year old man operating a point of sales, P O S, business in the area.

The deceased, Saheed Lawal was shot at close range in his house around half past seven in the evening of Friday, January 7, 2022.

Saheed, was said to have returned home from his shop, went for the 7p.m. prayers in the mosque and returned home before the gunmen struck.

It was gathered that the attackers, who were three in number, came on a motorcycle to the area called Elelubo, within Bako community along Abeokuta Ibadan road.

One of the attackers had reportedly knocked at  the deceased entrance door, and immediately the door was opened, Saheed was shot on his chest at close range.

Unknown to the wife that her husband had died as a result of the gun shot, she was pleading with them not to kill her husband throughout the incident.

The wife of the deceased in a sorrow laden voice told radio Nigeria that she handed over the money they requested for not knowing that he had been killed.

Saheed Lawal was said to be the Financial Secretary of his zone at Ifesowapo Elelubo .

Some members of the community attested to  his humility, decency, responsibility, and reliability.

The chairman of the community, Alhaji Ayegoro said he was still in shock as Saheed could never hurt anyone

The deceased left behind three children whose ages are between two months and six years old.

His remains were later buried according to Islamic rites.

The Police in Oyo state are yet to respond to the incident.



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