Ooni’s security aide shot dead by robbers


Security guard attached to the private home of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, was shot dead yesterday,February 9,2016, by suspected arm robbers.

1132The security guard had stepped out of the compound to buy recharge card when he was sighted by the fleeing robbers who shot him.

He was rushed to the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife ,where he finally succumbed to the cold hands of death.

It is true one of our officers attached to the Ooni’s palace was shot dead by some unidentified persons in front of a private residence of the Ooni. The killers went away with his gun. He died at the OAUTHC hospital Ife. We have arrested three suspects in connection with the crime and investigations continue as the command will get to the root of the matter”,the spokesperson of the NSCDC command in Osun, Wale Folarin,” stated.

The deceased was an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).