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Unknown gunmen k#ll CBN staff and his wife, [email protected] their son and maid after returning from New Year Crossover Service – Instablog9ja

A staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) Kehinde Fatinoye, was on Sunday, m¥rdered by a§§assins in Ogun State.

He was k#lled alongside his wife, who was until the incident a Principal Confidential Secretary at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB.

It is reported that the unknown individuals had stormed the Ibara GRA residence of the couple at a time they just returned from the New Year crossover service. The couple were k#lledand set [email protected] by their assailants inside their house.
Also, the couple’s son and domestic staff were reportedly taken away by the a§§assins.

Ogun State police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, said: “It is true the incident happened. Investigation has commenced. Somebody has been arrested in connection with the incident. The man and his wife were k#lled and we are yet to find their child who was taken away.”

He further confirmed: “The incident happened after 12 in the morning. This is a clear case of a§§assination and we are not leaving any stone unturned to unravel those behind the k#llings.”

Reacting to the incident, the spokesperson of FUNAAB, Kola Adepoju, described the [email protected] of the couple as ‘gr¥esome and a rude shock’ to the university community. A cousin to the late Mr Fatinoye, Ambrose Somide, said he could not fathom what was responsible for the dastardly act.