Tragedy struck in the ancient town of Ifira, Akoko Southeast local government on Saturday when a 36-year-old herbalist called Omotayo Omo Akin was gunned down by yet to be known assassins.
The deceased, a polygamist with two wives who resided in Isowo Quarters, Ifira Akoko was described as very humble and hospitable with a moderate lifestyle.
The police from Isua-Akoko led by Divisional Police Officer,(DPO)Superintendent of Police(SP) Olowoyo Akinbode led his men to the scene of the incident and carried the corpse to the mortuary of the General hospital Ipe-Akoko.
According to Akinbode, the case will be transferred to the state Criminal Investigation Department(CID)Akure for more investigation.
The Asiwaju of Ifira Akoko, Chief Boboye Ojomo described the incident as shocking and another period of mourning for the entire Ifira community.
He appealed to security agents to do thorough findings that will lead to the tracking of the assailants.