Suspected Fulani bandits rob commuters on Ife-Ibadan expressway, kill Osun civil servant

Suspected Fulani bandits on Wednesday morning robbed commuters along Ife -Ibadan expressway, killing an Osun State civil servant, identified as Mr. Adenipekun Ademiju.

Ademiju, popularly called Okere, a staff of Atakumosa West local government of the state boarded a private vehicle at Osu, on his way to Ibadan before they were attacked around Ikire, in Irewole local government area.

An eyewitness informed the Nigerian Tribune that Ademiju was hit by the bullet as the robbers shot indiscriminately at vehicles to forcefully stop them on the expressway.

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He said “the man killed by Fulani herdsmen who normally rob on this road, two of them were in the car, I think the bullets missed the target, who is the driver of the car before killing the man.

“The robbers dropped the corpse on the highway and went away with the car.”

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Osun State Police command, Mrs. Folasade Odoro confirmed the incident but said the Police were still investigating the matter.

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