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Son of Late Oyo NURTW Chairman, One Other Killed In Reprisal Court Clash


By Richard Thomas, Ibadan

Two persons were reportedly killed on Saturday at Sango area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital during clash between Eiye and Ake confraternity members.

The victims, it was gathered were ex-students of The Polytechnic Ibadan.

One of the victims said to be the son of late National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Chairman Alhaji Tawa, Ibrahim Adekola popularly known as Alhaji 007 while the other was simply identified as Isan.

Alhaji was killed in a reprisal attack by the opposing group at a joint around Oju Irin area, Elewure, Sango.

The development left residents of the communities around polytechnic Ibadan to be in palpable fear as there were threats of further attack.

Alhaji 007 was a student of Electrical Electronics at the Institution and was supposed to graduate in 2010 but couldn’t due to carried overs.

The state police command’s Police Public Relation Officer, (PPRO) Mr. Gbenga Fadeyi who confirmed the incident said only one casualties was recorded adding that they are yet to confirm   the identity of the victims

He said body of the dead victim has been deposited at morgue.




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