There was pandemonium in the Alomilaya Community in Ganmo Ifelodun local government area of Kwara State as a 47-year-old hotelier, Kayode Akinyemi was shot dead by unknown gunmen.
The ugly development was confirmed by a press release made available to Journalists in Ilorin the state capital by the Public relations officer of the Kwara state Police Command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi,
The unknown gunmen were said to have invaded the hotel known as 16-Hour Hotel in Alomilaya area of Ganmo, Ifelodun local government area of the state on Sunday night and shot dead the hotelier, Kayode Akinyemi, while the manager of the hotel named Emmanuel Olushola Ojo was seriously injured and presently receiving treatment at the General Hospital in Ilorin, while one of the friends of the owner of the hotel who was with him during the incident was abducted.
The Police press release also revealed that the Command’s Tactical teams in conjunction with vigilante and hunters have since been mobilised to the scene of the incident to comb the surrounding bushes for possible rescue of the abductee and arrest of the hoodlums, even as the corpse of the victim has been deposited at the General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police. Tuesday Assayomo, the Command’s spokesman said, he has declared a total lockdown in the area and set up a manhunt for the perpetrators of the heinous crime.