Robbers Kill APC Leader

•APC leader, Jimoh

•The late APC leader, Jimoh Hakeem

The ex-Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, who defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, Engineer Akeem Arowolo Jimoh, has been killed by armed robbers.

Sources said he was shot dead at his residence on Kelani Street, off Adealu Street, at Dopemu in Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State, southwest Nigeria, early Sunday morning.

•The late APC leader, Jimoh Hakeem
•The late APC leader, Akeem Jimoh

The robbers who stormed the area at about 2 a.m. ransacked his residence and they did not found anything valuable in the house.

After about an hour operation, the ex-APGA boss was shot for not having money at home to give them.

It was learnt that the politician, who was well known in the area, died instantly.

P.M.NEWS reliably gathered that the robbers raided eight other houses in the area leaving many people injured.

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The late Akeem has been buried in accordance with Islamic injunctions.

The deceased was a native of Ojoku in Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara State, north central Nigeria.

He is survived by an aged mother, a wife and two children.

Before his death, he was running a dry-cleaning business at Sebiotimo Street, Agege.

He was a graduate of Electrical Engineering from the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State.

—Jamiu Yisa