Popular alternative medicine practitioner, Fatai Yusuf, better known as “Oko Oloyun” is dead.
Oko Oloyun was reportedly shot dead by gunmen on the Eruwa-Igboora road of Oyo state on Thursday.
Confirming the incident, police spokesman Gbenga Fadeyi, said Oko-Oloyun was killed around 4:30 pm on the road while travelling to Iseyin, Oyo State.
The Superintendent of Police (SP), said the Commissioner of Police (CP) Shina Olukolu has visited the scene of the incident with some deputy commissioners for an on-the-spot fact-finding mission.
Fadeyi said his corpse had been deposited at the mortuary.
The PPRO said Olukolu has directed a high-powered manhunt for the hoodlums that perpetrated the dastardly act with a view to bringing them to justice.
Oko-Oloyun, who until his death was the President of the Physiotherapists’ Association of Nigeria.
Mr Yusuf’s companies produced the popular Yoyo bitters.