Monday, November 19, 2012

Former Ikeja council Chairman murdered

Former chairman of Ikeja Local Government Area, and Special Adviser in the Lagos Ministry of Health,  Toyin Hamzat, has been shot dead.

He  was murdered around 9pm on Sunday on the expressway around Sagamu, Ogun state.

Late Hamzat was said to be returning from his country home in Aiyepe, Ogun state when he was attacked.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Ogun state Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the incident to Channels Television, described the killing as a case of assassination as nothing was taken away by the hoodlums from the scene of the incident.

He however said that five suspects have been arrested   in connection with the assassination.

Meanwhile the Ogun State Police command have confirmed that two police men were killed by armed robbers at Olodo International cattle market in Ayetoro local government area of the state, while two others reported injured.

Mr Adejobi said both incidences are under investigations and that the police would get to the root of the crimes.

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