Akure - A teenager, Oluwaseyi Adelegan (14) was murdered on Friday by unknown assailants at his father’s house in Akure, Ondo State.
The deceased is the son of Chief Solomon Adelegan, the National President, Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services.
The Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) in Ondo State, Wole Ogodo, confirmed the incident.
Ogodo, who said that no arrest had been made, said that the case had been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
According to him, the information surrounding the death of the young boy is still sketchy.
A group of suspected assassins invaded the home of the Adelegans in Akure and macheted the boy to death.
According to a source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, Oluwaseyi was found in a pool of blood in his parents’ house.
The source said that deceased was fine when his siblings left the house in the morning and he was the only person left in the house.
"The siblings found the dead body of their brother in the sitting room when they returned from school."
Scores of sympathisers thronged the residence of Adelegan to condole with him on the death of his son.
Efforts by NAN correspondent to speak with the bereaved parents were not successful. (NAN)