Ibadan socialite, Gattuso shot dead by robbers

An Ibadan-based socialite, Olaleye Ajibola, popularly called Gatuso, has been murdered by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers.

Ajibola was attacked on Saturday by at the Town House Hotel, owned by a prominent politician in Oyo State.

The victim had arrived at the hotel in company with some of his friends and ran into the robbers, who were just leaving the premises after they have successfully completed an operation in the hotel by stealing valuables belonging to employees and guests when they sighted Ajibola making a call and they gunned him down at a close range.

 

His body had since been deposited in the mortuary and unconfirmed report had it that he would be buried on Sunday in accordance with Islamic rites.

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