OYO REP, SUGAR’S MURDER LATEST: Gunmen Reportedly Shoot Fuji Act, Taiye Currency’s Mother, 3 Security Guards, Others!

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A top Fuji musician who is based in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, Alhaji Taiye Currency, is reportedly on the run.

The famous artiste whose son, Adebisi, just won a seat in the State’s House of Assembly, Global Excellence learnt, fled his Ibadan home when words got to him that some strange faces were after him.

The assailants, who were said to be loyalists of an Ibadan based popular politician, Olatoye a.k.a. Sugar, who was murdered by unknown gunmen on Saturday at a voting centre in the city, reportedly missed their target, according to inside sources, but succeeded in killing three of the artiste’s personal security guards and a guard dog.

This evening, the musician’s aged mother was also said to have been shot and rushed to the hospital. Global Excellence could not independently confirm this.

Also not verified was the information that the wife of another Ibadan top politician, Senator Teslim Folarin, was also shot by the avenging group.

Sugar, a serving House of Reps member on the ADP platform, at the time of his murder, was contesting for the senate which he already lost to Senator Folarin of PDP.

Information has it that Alhaji Musa Adeleke a.k.a. Alubankudi, a vice chairman of the Oyo road transport workers union, NURTW, was also shot dead earlier today (Sunday) by the gang.

Sources told Global Excellence that the gang, who were reportedly on a vengeance mission over the death of Sugar, had earlier killed the wife of another top NURTW chief a.k.a. Auxilliary, whom they suspected to have sponsored the killing of Sugar.

The Oyo State police command was said to have commenced investigation into the crisis.

-Biodun Ishola