Suspected gunmen this morning killed the Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Atakumosa East Central Local Government of Osun State, Chief Gbenga Ogbara.

It was gathered that Chief Ogbara was shot dead inside his sitting room in Igangan, his hometown at about 12am.

Chief Ogbara’s remains have been deposited at Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa the source hinted.

Meanwhile, the Public Relations Officer, Osun State Police Command, Mrs Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.

Mrs Opalola said: “The APC Chairman was killed around 12am by some gunmen. Policemen have since been deployed to the area. An investigation is ongoing on the matter. The criminals will not escape justice.”

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