By Charles Akinbode
A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State, Gbenga Ogbara, has been assassinated.
Ogbara, chairman Atakumosa East Central Local Government Area till the incident in the early Monday morning, was reportedly shot dead by gunmen in his house at Igangan-Ijesa.
Circumstances leading to the incident was sketchy.
The Public Relations Officer, Osun State Police Command, Mrs. Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident, told newsmen that investigation has commenced, assuring that the perpetrators will not go unpunished.
According to her: “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.”