Osun motorcyclist shot dead on introduction day

A commercial motorcyclist identified as Toromade Adebowale, was shot dead on the day of his marriage introduction, in Moro town, Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State.

According to report, the late groom-to-be hailed from Edunabon town, Ife North.

A close family source under anonymity said that Adebowale and his family were in Ede town earlier on Friday for his engagement ceremony with his pregnant wife.

“After the mini ceremony, Debo returned to Edunabon to attended the swearing-in of the newly elected leaders of Edunabon commercial motorcyclists association, of which he is a member.

“Shortly after the swearing, he joined others to escort their leaders who came from Ile-Ife to Moro junction. It was at the Moro junction that they heard gunshot from unknown persons,” the source said.

Source added that Adebowale and one other person were shot.

Both were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, where Adebowale was confirmed dead on arrival, while the second victim is still receiving treatment.

SAHEL STANDARD learnt that, Toromade’s family has opted not to pursue the case as Debo’s remains was buried on Saturday morning.

The spokesperson of the Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.

She, however, revealed that an investigation is ongoing to unravel those behind the the incident.

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