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Gunmen kill Osun APC Chairman

Osun state police command has begun investigations into the murder of the chairman of  All Progressive Congress, APC in Atakumosa East Local Government Area of Osun State, Chief Olugbenga Ogbara.

The  State Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola made this known, in Osogbo while confirming the assassination of the APC chairman in his house at Igangan Ijesa, Atakumosa East Local Government Area by some unknown gunmen today, around 12 am.

Mrs Opalola who said that operatives had been deployed to the area to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident, added that the command would leave no stone unturned to bring the fleeing assailants to justice.

As at the time of filing this report chief Ogbara’s corpse has been deposited at Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa, while the members of his family who sustained gunshot injuries during the attack are receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in the State.

Reporting by Isaac Haastrup; Editing by Tina Oyinsan