Babatunde Oreitan, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, has been murdered by suspected gunmen at a mosque in his Agugu residence in Ona Ara, Ibadan.
The party leader in Ona Ara local government was said to have been murdered shortly after Surh prayer on Wednesday.
Oreitan’s death was confirmed in a tribute by the party’s Deputy National Youth leader, Afeez Mobolaji Repete on his Facebook page.
It read: “Alhaji Babatunde Oreitan, you were a principled politician, a devoted Muslim, and a political leader. Those that killed you will never have peace. Rest in peace Baba Gbemisola, Baba Lateef.”