One Taoreed Olusola, a middle-aged man has been gunned down by two yet to be identified after being attacked on a bike along the Government House road, Secretariat, Ibadan.
It was said that the suspects had trailed the man from a bank after he withdrew the sums of N150,000 and N296,000 respectively.
Upon further inquiry, Naija News learnt that they suspects followed Taoreed closely to the spot, before descending on him to dispossess him of the money.
In the confusing situation, Taoreed who did not know where to turn to, ran swiftly and passed through the Government House road.
However, the men immediately attacked him, shot two bullets into his body and collected the money he went to collect in the bank and also rode his bike away.
At the scene of the incident, bloodstains on some parts of the road, indicated that Taoreed crawled to the side of the road where he was helped by passers-by to the Intensive Care Unit of the University College Hospital, (UCH), by the officials of the Oyo State Environmental Task Force in their vehicle.
When we spoke to the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, he said he was yet to confirm the incident, noting that he was at an official assignment to monitor the ongoing recruitment exercise by the police.
Naija News however learnt that the victim has given up the ghost and his remains have been deposited at the Adeoyo Hospital mortuary, Ring road, Ibadan.