Popular alternative medicine practitioner, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, also known as Oko Oloyun, was re[otedly shot dead by gunmen on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in the Ibarapa Central area of Oyo State on Thursday.
He was on his way from an outing around 4.30pm, when the gunmen shot at his vehicle.
The Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, Gbenga Fadeyi, who confirmed the incident, said the state Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, had visited the scene and ordered an investigation into the incident as his corpse had been deposited in the Igbo-Ora General Hospital’s mortuary.
Fadeyi said, “Gunmen attacked his vehicle on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in Ibarapa Central; they shot at his vehicle and he was hit by a bullet.
“The man’s corpse has been deposited in the Igbo-Ora General Hospital.”
However, Oko Oloyun, who before his gruesome murder was the President of Physiotherapists Association of Nigeria, gave up the ghost around 5pm on Thursday.