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Gunmen shot Oyo lawmaker, Gideon Aremu to death

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Unknown gunmen shot and killed Mr. Gideon Aremu, a member of the Oyo State House of Assembly yesterday evening around 9p.m in front of his house at the Alakia area of Ibadan.

Mr. Aremu who was the Chairman, Oyo State House of Assembly Committee on Information and Security, was killed by two men riding on motorcycles. According to reports, these men who followed the lawmaker shot him several times while his wife was trying to open the gate for him.

As seen on Vanguard, a source said that; “The armed men waited several minutes afterwards to ensure he was dead and took away just his cell phone’’

Mr. Musah Abdul-Wasi, the Oyo State House of Assembly Deputy Speaker, who was shock at the incident, described his death as a loss not only to Oyo State, but to Nigeria.

“It is regrettable he is not going to see that future, he was supposed to be conferred with PhD by the University of Ilorin next week. “He has collected his gown and invited his colleagues and friends to the graduation, it is very sad”, he said.

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