Onyxnews Nigeria radio presenter, Titus Badejo, popularly known as Ejanla, has been shot dead by unknown assailants.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Saturday evening, around 11:30 pm at Club 407, a popular club in Oluyole area, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
It was learnt that the assailants, who were four in number, arrived at the place on bikes and shot Badejo at a close range.
Badejo’s killing came exactly a week after he celebrated his 40th birthday in the same hotel.
Titus Badejo, a radio presenter with Naija 102.7FM, Ibadan.
The Oyo State Police Command confirmed the incident on Sunday.
The Police Spokesman, Adewale Osifeso, said Titus Badejo was shot dead in front of a club in Oluyole Ibadan.
He said Badejo was killed outside Club 407 in the Oluyole area of Ibadan at about 11:30 pm on Saturday.
The victim worked as a freelance disc jockey at the club. The police said investigations were in progress to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident and to apprehend the assailants.
“At about 0730hrs, Sunday 20th June 2021, One Damilola Afolabi ‘m’, Manager at Club 407, Oluyole Ibadan reported at Oluyole Divisional Police Headquarters that on Saturday 19th June, 2021 one Titus Badejo, Journalist and Freelance Disc Jockey with the club was shot outside the club premises by unknown assailants.
“However, comprehensive investigations are in top gear to unravel circumstances surrounding the incident and to apprehend the assailants.
“Verifiable updates would be provided soonest, please.” Osifeso said, in the text.
According to NAN, a source said the victim was leaving the club with some friends when he was attacked and shot dead by the gunmen.
“When he was leaving with his friends in his car around 11:30 pm, two masked men on a motorcycle suddenly stopped his car, wielding a gun and asked all of them to lie down,” the source was quoted as saying.
“He was the only one shot by the gunmen, who left immediately without taking anything or touching the other occupants of the car.”
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