The Leader of the House in Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti state, Olatunji Omotosho has been assassinated by unknown gunmen.
Also, The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Olabode Folorunso and a woman called Bose were also kidnapped by the assailants.
The three Politicians were attacked Sunday Evening along Iludun- Isan road on their way to Isan Ekiti – the hometown of Governor Kayode Fayemi.
It was gathered that, the three victims were in a Toyota Camry car along Isan road when they were attacked by the yet-to-be identified gunmen.
The State Police Command confirmed the incident and says, police are already on the trail of the gunmen. Meanwhile, the Government of Ekiti State has confirmed the abduction of the Commissioner for Agriculture, Folorunso Olabode, by suspected bandits at about 7:00pm on Sunday Evening on his way from Ado-Ekiti to his hometown in Iye-Ekiti, Ilejemeje LGA of Ekiti State.
In a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information, Muyiwa Olumilua, said from initial reports, the kidnappers shot one person in his entourage, the driver of the vehicle, a serving Councillor, in the ensuing fracas.
Olumilua noted that, Governor Kayode Fayemi has mandated the security agencies in the State to ensure their prompt and safe release, while assuring residents that adequate measures are ongoing, to maintain the peace and security of the State.