Unknown gunmen kill So-Safe officer in Ogun

Unknown gunmen killed an officer of the Ogun state government-owned security detail, the So-Safe Corps, Jimi Ogunjimi, in the Sagamu area of ​​the state. The deceased was shot dead in the Areke area of ​​Sagamu, where he and his colleagues had gone for security surveillance. The spokesman for the body so sure, Moruf Yusuf confirmed the incident to reporters in Abeokuta on Wednesday through a press release. According to the statement, Ogunjimi was shot dead early Wednesday in Areke, during a special operation to curb the activities of thugs terrorizing the highway, after which they take refuge in the community. The statement read: “The brave Corps officers visited the Areke community in Sagamu because one of the hideouts of these gunmen is located in the community, which happens to be a hotel. “A few minutes after officers arrived in the community, around 1:30 a.m., a white Hilux pickup truck with no license plates was spotted. He immediately approached the officers, they asked him to stop, but he walked away. “Team leader ASC Ogunjimi, along with Kazeem Akodu Elewedu, followed the vehicle in code, but the driver and his gang sensed that the officers wanted to foil their operation and turned in front of Hotel Walex, Areke, to open fire on our mens. “The officers were heavily sprayed with bullets from the Hilux vehicle. Bullets from the gunfire left Officer Jimi Ogunjimi dead, and the gunmen escaped in their Hilux. Work is ongoing to identify the gunmen.” When questioned by phone, Mr. Yusuf said that community residents reported the matter to the Ewuoliwo Division police officer. He said the police chief “sent his men to visit the scene of the incident.” Mr. Ogunjimi, who was Areke’s post officer until his death, is survived by an elderly father, his wife and a son. “We pray that the good Lord rest the soul of the late brave and faithful officer of the body.” Contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the Police, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident. “They were on patrol and unknown gunmen killed him. The investigation has started, the DPO Ewuoliwo Division contacted the headquarters and the CP ordered an investigation into the murder and I know we will track them down.” Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Unknown gunmen kill So-Safe officer in Ogun