15th September, 2010
The Councillor representing Magodo in the Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area ofÂ Lagos State, Nigeria, Hon. Idowu Aro Felix was this morning shot dead by suspected hiredÂ assassins in his home in Ikorodu.
The deceased councillor, who also served as the leader of the House in the legislativeÂ council, was said to have gone outside of his house to check on his generating set whichÂ went off.Â On getting outside, he was shot dead by the assassins who were hiding in aÂ corner.
The Secretary to the Local Government, SLG, Hon. Onibogun said he was shocked at theÂ incident as the deceased was with him at his office yesterday.
His corpse has been removed and deposited at the Ikorodu General Hospital.
No arrest has been made concerning the incident.
The late Idowu was 36 years old, marriedÂ and had two children.