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Why Admission Seeker Was K!lled, Burnt In Osun Palace – Target Reveals | READ MORE

An admission seeker identified as Ibrahim Qudus, was on Sunday, kille-d and his corpse burnt at the palace of Olokanle of Okanla in Okanla community in Irepodun Local Government Area of Osun State by yet to be identified gunmen.

Sources revealed that the armed assailants numbering about 20 stormed the palace, k!lled Qudus, placed his corpse inside a vehicle and set it ablaze.

According to the Uncle to the deceased, Jimoh Qadri, the assailants were led by a man identified simply as Naim, who was the only one among the attackers that did not cover his face during the incident.

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Qadri, said the murderer-s had initially stormed his personal house, and met his absence before they proceeded to his father’s house, late Oba Jimoh Adigun, the Olokanla of Okanla, that he used as palace before his demise.

“I was not at home, but my wife called me that gunmen numbering about 20 had stormed my house in Okanla area very early on Sunday. She told me they all covered their faces, but one of them bearing Naim did not cover his face and my wife saw him. The attackers were after me and they searched around the house.

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“When they could not find me around, they vandalised the building and proceeded to my family house, where my late father, Olokanla of Okanla used as his palace. It was there they saw Qudus, a son to my elder brother, who was living in Ibadan, until he recently returned home to seek university admission, after writing UTME.

“He was killed and they put his corpse in my car parked within the premises and set the vehicle ablaze. They also set the palace ablaze. The reason behind the attack is not known to me. But it may not be unconnected to the tussle over land in our area. The family is pleading with the security agencies to ensure the perpetrators of this crime are apprehended” Quadri told newsmen.

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Speaking on the incident, spokesman to the Osun state Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, said;

“Someone was burnt with a car around Okanla, the area is between Ifon and Ilobu. We have deployed our men to the area to forestall further breakdown of law and order. The Commissioner of Police has visited the scene”.

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