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A group of gunmen on Sunday night, August 21, invaded a hotel named 16 HOUR hotel, Alomilaya area of Ganmo, Ilorin, shot indiscriminately, k!lling the owner of the hotel, Kayode Akinyemi, 47, while his manager named Emmanuel Olushila Ojo was seriously injured and presently receiving treatment at the general hospital Ilorin.

A statement released by SP Okasanmi Ajayi, spokesperson of the state police command, says one of the friends of the owner of the hotel, one Ori ‘m’ who was with him on the day of the incident was abducted.


Ajayi said the command’s Tactical teams in conjunction with vigilantes and hunters have since been mobilized to the scene to comb the surrounding bushes for possible rescue of the victim and arrest of the hoodlums, while the corpse of the victim has been deposited in the general hospital mortuary for autopsy.

He added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Tuesday Assayomo, has declared a total lockdown of the area and a result-oriented manhunt for the perpetrators of the heinous act, adding that enough was enough for the criminals, as stringent security action is already emplaced to checkmate the activities of the criminal elements in the state.

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