Armed Robbers Kill Man After Withdrawing About Four Hundred Thousand At A Commercial Bank In Ibadan

Armed Robbers Kill Man After Withdrawing About Four Hundred Thousand At A Commercial Bank In Ibadan

A man was shot dead near Oyo State Government House, Secretariat Road in Agodi, Ibadan, the state capital.

The deceased Taoreed Olusola was shot after he was robbed by the armed men.

According to an eyewitness, the incident occurred around 1:30 pm on Monday and that the armed robbers, who trailed the man to the area on board a motorcycle, forced him to stop his motorbike.

However, the armed robbers subsequently stripped him of his belongings and gunned him down before escaping with his motorbike.

It was learnt that the deceased had just withdrawn the sums of N150,000 and another N296,000 at a commercial bank in Bodija area of Ibadan.

The source said, “Taoreed was attacked while trying to escape with his motorcycle from his assailants through the Government’s House Road. The robbers stopped him and fired two shots at him after collecting the money. They escaped with the motorcycles.        
                                                                                                                                                     “We were in the office; we just heard two gunshots. Then we rushed out to see what was happening. We saw two men on the motorcycle. They made away with his motorcycle and money.

“He was trailed from a bank where he withdrew the money. Officials of the Oyo State Environmental Task Force took the man to UCH”.

Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, however, said he was yet to get details of the incident.

Fadeyi said he has been officially engaged to monitor the ongoing recruitment exercise by the police.

However in another statement he  confirmed the incident saying “The information I got from the DPO that around 11.45 hours at the opposite of Oyo State Environmental Task  Force was that one Taoreed Alao, about 45-year-old was shot by suspected assailants and his Bajaj motorcycle was stolen.” He was rushed to Adeoyo Hospital.

 He later gave up the ghost. Information had it that he was trailed from a commercial bank, Bodija to the scene. Two mobile phones and a sum of N90,000 was recovered from him.” 

“His corpse has been deposited at Adeoyo Mortuary. Police officers are on the trail of the hoodlums,” Fadeyi affirmed.

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