- Unknown gunmen have killed the APC Local Government Secretary in Ondo State.
Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed the Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, Hon. Dele Isibor.
EKO HOT BLOG gathered that the unknown gunmen shot at the vehicle Isibor was travelling in alongside three others from Imoro to Ifon while on his way from a church programme.
It was learnt that the APC LG Secretary was shot while the three other occupants of the vehicle were abducted by the unknown gunmen.
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Sources further disclosed that the late APC chieftain was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
EKO HOT BLOG learnt that three other occupants of the vehicle who were abducted were later released after payment of ransom by their families while the 62-year-old Isibor gave up the ghost on Monday night.
The late Isibor was also a member of the State Executive Committee of the APC.
The tragic incident was confirmed via a statement by the APC Publicity Secretary in Ondo State, Alex Kalejaye, on Tuesday.
Kalejaye, who disclosed that the incident occurred during the weekend, described the killing of the APC LG Secretary as shocking and devastating.
“The party condole with the Isibor family, his community, and the APC fold in Ose, and indeed, Ondo State, asking God to grant us the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” the APC Publicity Secretary said.
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