OGUN COUPLE WHO OWNED HOTEL ASSASSINATED

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Suspected assassins have killed a hotelier, identified as Kehinde Ibidunni, and his wife, Elizabeth, at their residence in Atan area in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government of Ogun State.

The 63-year-old man and his wife, 54, were reportedly shot dead by the gunmen who broke into their residence at Atan –Ota in the early hours of Tuesday, April 27, and gunned down the couple in quick succession.

It was gathered that the attackers had stormed the residence around 3pm, forcing their way into the house through a grille. The noise caught the attention of a little girl living with the couple.

The little girl, it was further gathered, had immediately rushed to inform the hotelier of the development in his room, but when the man showed up to inquire about the “strange visitors,” he was reportedly shot in the heart and died on the spot.

The hoodlums later gained entrance into the building, got hold of the wife, beat her before she was shot dead. The son, Olayinka who confirmed the incident, said it was a case of ‘assassination’. According to him, the police have taken the corpses to the morgue, but arrest has been made in connection with the crime.

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