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How Gunmen Killed The Only Surviving Daughter of Former Iyalode in Ibadan

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Fatimah, the only surviving daughter of the Late Iyalode of Ibadanland, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun has been reportedly assassinated by unknown gunmen.

It was gathered that Fatimah was gunned down in the early hours of Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at her Basorun/Bodija residence.

Nigerian Tribune reports that the suspected gunmen stormed her residence and shot her directly on the head.

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Confirming the news, a family source said: “I was just told that our sister, daughter of the Late Iyalode Abiodun, was assassinated in Basorun, Bodija area of Ibadan. It was an unprovoked attack in her house given that Fatimah was a peace-loving person. Information I have says she was shot several times by the gunmen.

“Her influence had grown over the years and she used everything she had to promote humanity. This is a big loss to the family. I don’t have more information at this moment.”

When contacted for confirmation, the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Adewale Osifeso, said through a text that: “Updates would be provided in due course, please.”

The deceased mother, Late Chief Mrs Abiodun died at age of 93 in 2018.

She was the representative of women in the Olubadan-in-Council which has 13 members with the Olubadan as the head, before her demise.

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