Unknown assassin on Wednesday killed a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo state, Alhaji Babatunde Oreitan.”Oreitan, who is one of the leaders of the party in Ona Ara local government, was said to have been killed in the afternoon.
Sources said the APC chieftain was murdered in his house located at Oremeji Agugu area of Ibadan.
Though details of his death are scanty, it was gathered that the APC chieftain was murdered after Dhur prayer in a mosque located in his house.
But, the Deputy National Youth Leader of the party, Afeez Mobolaji Repete, confirmed the killing in a post.
He said: “The leader of APC in Ona Ara Local Government, Alhaji Babatunde Oreitan, has been murdered.
“Alhaji Oreitan, you were a principled politician, a devout Muslim and a political leader.
“Those who killed you will never have peace. Rest in peace Baba Gbemisola, Baba Lateef.”