Osun Permanent Secretary Killed By Gunmen In Kogi

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The Permanent Secretary, Bureau of General Services, Mrs Olufunke Oluwakemi Kolawole has been murdered around Okene, in Kogi State, on her way to Abuja on

Mrs Kolawole had left Osogbo in the early hours of Thursday for Abuja, to felicitate with her friend, who is also the Solicitor-General in the state on her confirmation as a judge before she was accosted and shot by unknown gunmen along Okene-Abuja road at noon.

She was said to have been rushed to a hospital at Lokoja, the state capital where she gave up the ghost.

The incident has left her family in shock over the news of her murder as quoted by the deceased’s brother who spoke to the Daily Post over the incident.

According to him, the family members became so anxious when her number was no more going through on Thursday evening.

“I spoke with her last on Wednesday, and one of my sisters called me on Thursday evening that her number could not be reached, I rushed down to her house at Ofatedo where I gathered that she was in a critical condition after being attacked and shot by ” armed robbers’ in Kogi State, on her way to Abuja for an event.

“We later arranged among the family members to travel to Kogi and ascertain her condition, but we were prevailed upon not to go again, as some of her associates confirmed to us that she was dead”, he said.

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