Ogbomoso - Alhaji Alabi Ajikobi, a driver of the former Governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, was shot dead on Friday by unknown gunmen in Ibadan.
The media reports that Ajikobi was shot by suspected armed robbers while returning from the bank where he had gone to cash some unspecified amount of money.
Ajikobi was said to have been shot around the Bodija area of Ibadan.
Olabisi Clet-Ilobanafor, the Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the incident, said that the deceased was shot and killed on his way from the bank.
“It is true. We learnt that he went to a bank to collect some money. A man stopped him and had some discussion with him on his way back.”
“Later, two men on a bike shot him and collected the money.”
“We are on the trail of that man that stopped him. We have already begun investigation into the matter,” she said.