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Gunmen On Motorcycle Kill NURTW Official In Osun State

Gunmen On Motorcycle Kill NURTW Official In Osun State

Gunmen On Motorcycle Kill NURTW Official In Osun State

Gunmen On Motorcycle Kill NURTW Official In Osun State

On Friday, gunmen on a motorcycle believed to be members of a cult shot and killed Rabiu Tajudeen, a senior leader of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Osun State.

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The deceased’s daughter, whose identity could not immediately be determined, was also informed that she had been shot during the attack.

Up until his passing, Tajudeen was reportedly a member of the NURTW in Osogbo’s Lagos Park branch and frequently spotted with Kazeem Oyewale, the union’s chairman and alias “Asiri Eniba.”

According to an eyewitness, Tajudeen was shot in front of his wife’s shop located around Ilesa Garage by some yet-to-be-identified assailants, who tracked him to the area.

Gunmen On Motorcycle Kill NURTW Official In Osun State

The eyewitness who owns a shop around the Ilesa Garage area, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told our correspondent that he was buying soup ingredients by the roadside when three men on a motorcycle arrived at the scene.

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The eyewitness added, “They shot him at close range. He was directly in front of his wife’s shop at Ilesa Garage when the incident happened. He died on the spot.”

 Contacted, the state police spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed that one Rabiu Tajudeen, aged 45, was shot dead by some yet-to-be-identified assailants

Opalola said, “We got the report around 12:40 pm on Friday and we immediately mobilized to the scene. On arrival at the scene, we met the corpse of a male.

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Information gathered revealed that the deceased named Tajudeen Rabiu aged 45, who was a suspected cultist, was shot dead in front of his wife’s shop at the Ilesa Garage area by unidentified persons on a Bajaj motorcycle. The perpetrators fled the scene immediately they committed the crime.”


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