Two days before the governorship and state house of assembly elections, a councilor under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr Sulimon Ariyibi, from ward 10, Ibadan South East local government area and two others have been allegedly shot dead.

A source said the trio were allegedly shot by some hoodlums suspected to be working for a political party.

Hon Ariyibi was said to have been attacked and killed in his house at Ile Tuntun area of Ibadan in the presence of his wife and children.

The deceased and two others that are yet to be identified were confirmed dead upon arrival at the Adeooyo state hospital, Ring Road Ibadan.

Speaking with journalists at the Adeoyo state Hospital, the Federal lawmaker representing Ibadan South East/North East Federal constituency, Mr Abass Adigun confirmed the story.

He explained that the deceased were together with him on a campaign tour around Ile Tuntun- Idi Arere, ibadan.

Hon Adigun who said he noticed some people suspected to be hoodlums stoning them with sachet of water and stones explained that the next thing he saw was lifeless bodies of the trio.

Confirming the incident,The oyo state police public relations officer, SP. Adewale Osifeso said investigations has begun to unravel the death of the people that died.

Meanwhile, the remains of the deceased have been deposited at state government hospital Adeoyo ,Ring Road Ibadan


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