The Founder of Oko-Oloyun Worldwide and De-Fayus International, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf (Aka Oko Oloyun), has been assassinated in Oyo State.
The murder was confirmed by Oyo State Police Command on Thursday.
Yusuf, the manufacturer of popular Yoyo Bitters and Fijk Flusher among other herbal products, was killed by unknown gunmen on Igbo-Ora-Eruwa Road in Oyo State.
Confirming the sad incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr Gbenga Fadeyi, told The Nation that Yusuf was killed around 4:30pm on the road while traveling to Iseyin, Oyo State.
Fadeyi, a Superintendent of Police (SP), said the Commissioner of Police (CP) Shina Olukolu has visited the scene of the incident with some deputy commissioners for an on-the-spot fact-finding mission.
The PPRO said Olukolu has directed a high-powered manhunt for the hoodlums that perpetrated the dastardly act with a view to bringing them to justice.
Yusuf, who until his death was the President of the Physiotherapists’ Association of Nigeria.
The Nation learnt that his assailant trailed him from Lagos till the point where he was murdered.
Yusuf, it was also learnt, always opted for that route to escape insecurity on the major roads.