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    FRANCIS OGUNTULU: Lagos LGA Deputy CSO Shot Dead By Gunmen

    ByHyacinth Chinweuba

    Aug 22, 2022

    Suspected gunmen at the weekend shot dead the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chairman of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos State, Francis Oguntulu.

    The deceased was allegedly trailed to the Venue of a party in Oshodi by some yet to be identified hired assassins.

    Sources said he was first of all matched before the assailants shot him at close range.

    Witnesses alleged that the unfortunate incident occurred along Adeyemi Street in Oshodi.

    The witnesses alleged that some other person’s close to the deceased also sustained varying degrees of wounds during the attack.

    The deceased was rushed to a nearby hospital in the area but unfortunately he died the next day.

    The Council chairman, Kehinde Oloyede, who confirmed the incident said the said the deceased was killed by some gunmen while a few others sustained injuries.

    Oloyede, who described his aide’s death as shocking, added that the remains of his former deputy chief of staff has been deposited at the mortuary.

    Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, who also confirmed the incident said two others sustained severe injuries.

    He said the Deputy Chief of staff was attacked on Friday but that he died on Saturday.

    “The case is presently being handled at the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID), Panti Street, Yaba, while the body of the deceased had been deposited at the general hospital mortuary” he said.

    He added, “though no arrest has been made but that effort is on to apprehended those behind the dastardly act”

    He urged members of the public with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of the Deputy CSO.

    Hyacinth Chinweuba

    HYACINTH Chinweuba is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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