Ibadan socialite, Olaleye Ajibola popularly known as Gatuso was shot dead by suspected armed robbers on Saturday January 23rd.
It was gathered that Gatuso was shot dead by the gunmen at the popular Town House Hotel, where he was planning to propose to his girlfriend on Sunday, January 24th.
The victim had arrived at the hotel with some of his friends a day before the planned proposal, when he ran into the robbers, who were fleeing after stealing valuables belonging to employees and guests.
According to report, the assailants sighted Gatuso making a call and shot him at a close range. His body had since been deposited in the mortuary.
The spokesperson of the Oyo State Police Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, who confirmed the incident revealed that the the gunmen had arrived the hotel pretending to be guests before carrying out the evil act.
“Teslim Akinpelu, aka Gatuso, was shot dead by four armed men at Town Hotel, NTC, Iyaganku, around 12.45am. The gunmen pretended to be lodgers before carrying out their evil intention.” he said.
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