A Director in the Ekiti State Local Government Service Commission, Mr David Jejelowo has been killed by unknown gunmen at his residence.
Jejelowo was killed at his Umesi street, Odo Ado area,bAdo Ekiti residence on Monday.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Command, ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, said the gunmen stormed Jejelowo’s residence around 1:00 am on Monday and shot him dead right in his room.
Abutu said the police have not been able to ascertain the intention of the assailants, saying investigation would reveal that.
“I can confirm to you that the man named David Jejelowo was killed at his residence at Umesi street, Odo Ado area of Ado Ekiti early this morning (Monday) by assailants.
“He was killed in his room by assailants whose intention we have not been able to establish as of now.
“We are investigating and our investigation will reveal whether it was a case of assassination or robbery.
“We are assuring the public that the perpetrators shall be arrested and punished for their sins,” he said.
Abutu added that the corpse of the former civil servant has been deposited in the morgue of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.
The police spokesman urged the public to provide the police with information that can assist in checkmating killings and other crimes in the state.