Sunday, 3 July 2016
Oyo State Police : We'll Find Hon. Gideon Aremus' Killers!
The Police in Oyo State have vowed to track down the killers of the State House of Assembly member, Gideon Aremu.
The lawmaker representing Oorelope constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly was gunned down late Friday night at the entrance of his Akobo residence by unknown gunmen.
The 40-year-old House of Assembly member was said to be returning from a function at Bodija to his Akobo residence where three gunmen waylaid him on a motorcycle and shot him several times before fleeing the scene.
Report has it that he died at the hospital as a result of multiple gun shots.
The Oyo State Police Commissioner, Adeleye Oyebade, who led journalists to the scene of the crime described it as an unfortunate event which has long been forgotten in the state.
He assured the residents of the state and relatives of the deceased that full scale investigation would be launched to fish out the perpetrators.
Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the incident as most shocking and disturbing. They called for thorough investigation into the matter by the relevant security agencies with a view to bringing the culprits to justice.
Hon. Gideon Aremu was the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Public Relations and Security under the Labour Party, until his death in the hands of suspected hired assassins.