Popular alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, aka Okooloyun, has been killed in cold blood by unknown gunmen.
Yusuf, who founded Oko-Oloyun Worldwide and De-Fayus International, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf (Aka Oko Oloyun), manufacturer of popular Yoyo Bitters and Fijk Flusher among other herbal products, was murdered on Thursday along Igbo-Ora-Eruwa Road in Oyo State.
His killers, according to the State Police Command Yusuf, ambushed him around 4.30pm, and shot at his vehicle indiscriminately with bullets hitting him culminating in his death on the spot.
The attack which has assassination written over it, is under investigation, the Police Public Relations Officer, Gbenga Fadeyi, said.
In his account of the killing, Fadeyi explained: “Gunmen attacked his vehicle on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in Ibarapa Central; they shot at his vehicle and he was hit by a bullet. Police personnel were immediately mobilised to the area and the Commissioner of Police has gone to the scene of the attack for an on-the-spot assessment and has deployed the police tactical team to trail the hoodlums and comb the area for possible arrest and prosecution.
“He has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident.”