Gunmen kill NURTW president in Osun

Gunmen killed the president of the Apomu branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Ali Kazeem Mr. Kazeem, who was also head of the All Progressives Congress in the state’s Isokan local government area, was reportedly killed when gunmen attacked his vehicle near a creek in the Oke-Alpha area of Apomu. “He was killed around 8-9 p.m. between Oke-Alpha and the Timberland area, in the creek in the area,” said a source who requested anonymity out of fear for his life. “He was chased to the scene by two vehicles. The cars followed him to the point where his car was broken into and he was killed.” Tajudeen Bello, the Isokan Local Government Area Secretary, confirmed the attack on the NURTW chair. “Alhaji Kazeem was killed by armed men last night,” Bello said. “He played a major role during the 2022 Osun state gubernatorial election. As the chairman of NURTW, he ordered all its members to vote for APC and threatened that anyone who voted for the PDP would be dealt with as long as he was chairman. He was informed in the palace and he stayed true to his words.” the police react When contacted, Yemisi Opalola, the police spokeswoman in the state, said that Kazeem was abducted and taken away by unknown assailants. “Credible information received revealed that Apomu Branch One NURTW President Ali Kazeem, also known as Kekere Kazuma, was abducted by unknown persons,” Ms Opalola said. The police spokesman said that eight people have been arrested in connection with the attack. Ms. Opalola said that the NURTW chair was smashed by her kidnappers before they took her away in an unregistered vehicle. “The victim actually left the engine parked in Apomu and was tracked down to the Oke Afa area of ​​Apomu, where he was forcibly detained, pulled out of his Toyota Corolla ash color reg no APM 203 AA, machetes and taken away by the assailants. . “It was also learned that the assailants arrived with an unregistered black Toyota Corolla car.” Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Gunmen kill NURTW president in Osun