The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the gruesome murder of an Army Colonel, Anthony Okeyim on Monday evening by yet to be identified assassins.

Col. Okeyim was the Commandant of Command Secondary School in Apata, Ibadan.

The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Sam Adegbuyi, who made this known in a release, said that the General Officer Commanding, Maj. Gen Kasimu Abdulkarim and other top military officers led senior officers of the Police to the scene of crime where the Colonel’s lifeless body was found just outside his official quarters within the school premises.

The Deputy Director Public Relations, 2 Division Ibadan, Col. Timothy Antigha has confirmed the incident.

Col. Antigha also confirmed that the homicide unit of the Nigeria Police, Oyo Command is investigating the circumstances surrounding the unfortunate incident.

The Commissioner of Police however assured the populace that the culprits would be found by all means within the ambits of the law.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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