Saturday 1 July 2023

Osun: Man shot dead on his wedding-introduction day in Osun

It was a red-letter day for the family of a groom-to-be, Adebowale Toromade when he was killed on day of his introduction in Edunabon, Ife North local government area of Osun State.

Debowale and his family members were said to be in Ede town earlier on Friday for an engagement with his pregnant wife.

Shortly after the mini ceremony, Debo as fondly called attended the swearing in of the newly elected leaders of Okada riders association in Edunabon, being an Okada rider himself.

Shortly the swearing, he joined others to escort their leaders who came from Ile-Ife to Moro junction. It was at the Moro junction that they heard gunshot from unknown persons.

Adebowale and one other person were shot. Both were rushed to a nearby hospital where Adebowale was confirmed dead on arrival, while the second person is still receiving treatment.

It was also gathered that the family has opted not to pursue case as the remains have been buried on Saturday morning.

Spokesperson of the Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident, stating that investigation has commenced.


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