Unknown gunmen today assassinated a former local government caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, Niyi Pirisola.
A source who spoke to a SaharaReporters said Mr. Pirisola was gunned down in the early hours of today.
The source said; “He was killed in the early hours of today (Friday) at about 3:00 am while returning from a branch of Celestial Church Of Christ at Ilutuntun in his hometown,”.
A police officer in the town also confirmed the news to SaharaReporters.
The officer said; “Yes, he was assassinated by yet to be identified gunmen and his body has been deposited at the Okitipupa General Hospital.
“We (Police) have begun our investigation into the murder case by interrogating members of his family.
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