A 29 year-old man, identified as Sunday Abudioke, has been killed in Odo – Ado Ekiti, road after a brutal attack on him by suspected members of a dreaded confraternity cult group.
A source, who was at the scene of the incident, said Sunday had been
away from the area for sometimes now, apparently for feared that he
would be killed.
“ As there have been a contest over his shop to the extent that
“marijuana” popularly called India hemp was dumped at his shop in
order to frame him up, the battle the source said he fought to a
standstill before his assailants catches up with him”
Another Source who resides very close to Sunday Abudioke ‘s shop said
the deceased closed his shop at dusk and was waiting to get a vehicle
that would transport him to Ado Ekiti where he lived when a sport
utility jeep emerged from the Crown Polytechnic and Sunday boarded the
vehicle with the hope of getting to Ado Ekiti which is about five
kilometers to Odo Community.
It was gathered that Sunday, the only son in the family could not
complete the five kilometers journey to meet his wife and a
three-weeks-old baby he left at home as he was dumped Matcheted and
gasping for air in between Odo Community and Ado Ekiti, where a good
Samaritan who was passing- by found him and took his body to the Ekiti
State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, EKSUTH, for urgent
medical attention, but Sunday was pronounced dead few hours later.
Report also had it that the assailants did not take proceeds from his
sales which was around 15,000 naira in his possession but took away
his mobile phone.
The cause of the attack by the cultists cannot be ascertained up till
now, and no arrest made in connection with the murder case. His
remains has been committed to mother earth in his country home,
Ayetoro Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government area of Ekiti State.