Gunmen Kill Ondo Governor Convoy’s CSO

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By Dipo Olowookere

Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the Ondo State Government Office in Akure, Mr Idowu Oyewole, has been murdered by some unidentified gunmen in the state.

Mr Oyewole was a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) before his murder. He was reportedly killed at midnight on Wednesday on a street close to his residence located on Akure/Owo Expressway.

About six gunmen stormed his area and killed him during a raid. A bullet was said to have hit him on the chest when he engaged the alleged armed robbers in a gun battle.

According to reports, the robbers had stormed the area to carry out an operation, but the late officer did his best to engage them and chase them away.

However, he was not lucky as a bullet hit him, falling him to the ground afterwards.

The late police officer was said to had been transferred from the Mobile Unit Department of the Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Police Force to the government office in Akure.

He sometimes joined the convoy of Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State for official assignments within the state.

Meanwhile, police in the state have promised to launch an investigation into the murder and ensure the perpetrators are brought to book.

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