Gunmen suspected to be assasins, on Wednesday, reportedly killed Babatunde Oreitan, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo State.
Oreitan, who was one of the leaders of the party in Ona Ara Local Government Area of the state, was said to have been murdered in his house at Oremeji Agugu area of Ibadan, after Muslim’s Ghur prayer in a mosque located in the premises, The Nation reports.
However, the state police command has not confirmed the incident.
But Afeez Mobolaji Repete, deputy national Y
Youth leader of the party in the state, confirmed the killing in a post.
Repete, who was a former special adviser to ex-governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Youths and Students Matters, described the deceased as a devout Muslim.
He said: “The leader of APC in Ona Ara LG, Alhaji Babatunde Oreitan is murdered.
“Alhaji Babatunde Oreitan, you were a principled politician, a devoted muslim and a political leader.
“Those that killed you will never have peace. Rest in peace Baba Gbemisola, Baba Lateef”.