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Popular Yoruba presenter, allegedly shot dead in Ekiti

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Popular Yoruba presenter, allegedly shot dead in Ekiti-dailyfamily.ng

A 42 year- old popular Yoruba presenter of “Opejuole”, Mr. Abulganiyu Lawal, was reportedly shot dead while hunting by an unknown person at Araromi-Oke in Ekiti East Local government of Ekiti State.

Popular Yoruba presenter, allegedly shot dead in Ekiti-dailyfamily.ng

Lifeless body of Mr. Abulganiyu Lawal

The deceased who was a member of Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria (FIBAN) in Ekiti State before his death on Friday, has since been buried according to Islamic rites in his parents’ residence at Igbemo-Ekiti.

Photo of late Mr. Abulganiyu Lawal

It was gathered that the deceased after holding a meeting with his hunter friends decided to go for game in the bush and promised to return before 10pm.

It was learnt that his friends and relatives became worried when they expected him to return throughout Thursday night but never did. His phone number was also not going through when they tried calling him on phone.

They later made a complaint at an Ilasa Police station about the sudden disappearance of the man. This made the police to embark on a search for him.

The lifeless body of the presenter was later discovered beside the bush by villagers going to the farm on Friday morning.

Police and some of the deceased relatives ran to the scene to their amazement met the lifeless body of Mr Ganiyu with bullet wound on the ground.

The deceased is survived by his wife and three children. He was the chairman of ‘Opejuole Productions’ before his death.

The state Police Public Relationship Officer (PPRO), Alberto Adeyemi confirmed the story but said investigation is going.

 

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