Fatimah, daughter of former Iya Oloja shot dead in Ibadan



By Suleiman Shehu

The daughter of former Iya Oloja of Ibadanland, late Alhaja Aminat Abiodun, was on Wednesday shot dead by gunmen at her house in Bashorun area of the city.

Fatimah was said to have been shot on the head by the gunmen that stormed her residence in Bashorun area, Bodija, Ibadan.

It was gathered that the gunmen left her house after ensuring that she was dead and did not take away anything from the house.

A family source, who preferred anonymity, disclosed this to journalists on Wednesday.

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“Our sister, the daughter of the late Iya Oloja Abiodun, was assassinated in Basorun, Bodija area of Ibadan.

“It was an unprovoked attack in her house, given that Fatimah was a peace loving person.

“Information I have, revealed that she was shot several times by the gunmen.

“This is a big loss to the family,” the source said.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the incident, saying an update would be provided on the incident.

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