A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Mr Alaba Agunmo, was on Friday afternoon at Irojo, in Ilesa East Local Government, stabbed to death by suspected political thugs.
The Killings of Agunmo is happening barely two weeks after another chieftain of the party in Ife East Local Government of Area of Osun State, Pa Taiwo Ogundele, was shot to death during the recently concluded voters’ registration exercise.
The Late Agunmo was stabbed to death by thugs who reportedly invaded his residence at Irojo area of Ilesa, according to eyewitness accounts..
The deceased was said to have been lured to the back of his residence where they stabbed him in the neck till he gave up the ghost.
A statement by the state chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Ganiyu Olaoluwa, Friday, tasked the police to investigate the murder and apprehend the killers, describing the deceased as a committed member of his party.
He called for thorough police investigation and called on relevant agencies of government to protect members of the PDP in the state from untimely death.
The state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mrs Folasade Odoro, confirmed the incident but said her men had already commenced investigation into the matter.