Armed Robber kill Ogboni leader in Ondo

Two persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of a leader of the Ogboni Fraternity in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of the state, Chief Stephen Akinkunmi.

According to the Ondo State Police Command, Akinkunmi, who was described as a leader of the fraternity in the South-West, was reportedly killed within the vicinity of the Saint Stephen Hotel, Ore, on Thursday.

It was reported that Akinkunmi was killed by the gunmen because he refused to enter his car as ordered by the assassins.

After killing him, the hoodlums were alleged to have driven the vehicle out of the hotel premises to an unknown destination.

Assailants were reported to have made away with documents and a cash of N2million that were in the possession of the deceased.

The wife of the deceased has pleaded with the State Government and the state police command to pay attention to the security of the family as they have continued to receive death threats from the same gunmen.

Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state, confirmed the arrest of two suspects, added that the command was already investigating the incident.

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