Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Atakumosa East Central Local Government Area of Osun State, Gbenga Ogbara, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen.
It was gathered that Ogbara was shot dead in his house in Ogangan, in the early hours of Monday.
Police Public Relations Officer, Osun Command, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.
She disclosed that the investigation was ongoing and vowed that the perpetrators of the crime would be severely dealt with.
Opalola said: “The APC Chairman was killed around 12am by some gunmen. Policemen have since been deployed to the area. Investigation is ongoing on the matter. The criminals will not escape justice.”