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The Oyo State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the killing of a 51-year-old Ibadan, Oyo State Businessman, Maduabuchi Owuamanam, by gunmen.

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Owuamanam was murdered on Saturday at a relaxation spot at Oremeji Mokola area of Ibadan by yet-to-be identified gunmen.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the incident in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan.

Osifeso said that investigation commenced immediately to unravel the circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder of Owuamanam.

He said the incident was reported to the Police at about 10:10pm on Saturday by the wife of the deceased, Christiana.

He said: “The deceased was allegedly attacked and eventually murdered by unknown assailants around a relaxation spot at Oremeji Mokola area of Ibadan.


“Investigations are in top gear to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident and apprehend the perpetrators of the dastardly act.”

Osifeso called for calm among residents in the state, saying the Police were already making progress with investigations.


He said “we will get to the root of the matter within a reasonable time.”

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