A popular businessman in Ondo State identified as Charles Adenikinju, has been murdered by unknown gunmen suspected to be hired assassins.
It was gathered that, Adenikinju was shot dead at his house located along Ife Road, Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo-West Local Government Area of the state.
According to reports, the assassins said to be 3 in number, broke into his apartment and attacked him with a machete before shooting him in his stomach. He died on the spot.
Femi Joseph, the Ondo state police command spokesperson who confirmed the incident, said the case has been reported to the police and investigation has commenced.