A leader of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Bunmi Ojo, was shot dead on Friday night at a football match viewing centre in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, witnesses said.
Mr Ojo, a previous individual aide to previous Gov. Segun Oni, was assaulted by obscure people at the middle situated around Ajitadidun region in Ado Ekiti, amid the Manchester United and Leicester City opening match of the European Premier League.
Witnesses said the shooters shot Mr Ojo in the head before circumventing, causing commotion at the middle.
The casualty was additionally a previous chief in the Federal Character Commission.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state in an announcement marked by its reputation secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, deplored the misfortune, portraying it as a “brutish end to a blooming life and profession”.
“The individuals who knew Bunmi (Ojo) can’t however preferred him, he was a nice and upright legislator who developed kinship in both high and low places, which charmed him to numerous individuals,” he said.
The announcement said his slaughtering couldn’t be a long way from “political plots” and said the aggressors were apparatuses of an underhanded government official in the state.
“We won’t rest until the point that the aggressors are angled out. This is a trial of effectiveness for the police and other security agents,” Mr Olatunbosun said.
The party faulted the Ayo Fayose-drove state government for the weakness in the state.
“Give it a chance to be realized that the present state government isn’t free from every one of the weaknesses plaguing our state and will be considered capable as the brains. We merit a clarification in the matter of why Bunmi Ojo ought to be executed without inciting anybody,” he said.
In his response, the Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Kayode Fayemi, communicated stun and misery over the improvement, and sympathized with the perished family and asked the police to discover the executioners
Mr Fayemi in an announcement by his media office, Wole Olujobi, said the executing of the legislator was a dismal discourse that smashed the relative peace the state had delighted in after the July 14 governorship survey.