Renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, aka Okooloyun has been shot dead.
It was gathered that Olooloyun was shot dead on Thursday by unknown gunmen on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in the Ibarapa Central area of Oyo State.
Alhaji Yusuf is Founder of Oko-Oloyun Worldwide and De-Fayus International, manufacturers of popular Yoyo Bitters and Fijk Flusher among other herbal products.
Confirming the sad incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Oyo command, Mr Gbenga Fadeyi, stated that Yusuf was killed around 4:30pm on the road while traveling to Iseyin, Oyo State.
Fadeyi, a 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.
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.
Until his death, Yusuf was the President of the Physiotherapists’ Association of Nigeria.
It was learnt that his assailant trailed him from Lagos till the point where he was murdered. And, he always opted for that route to escape insecurity on the major roads.