The 34 year old bricklayer, identified as Abdulahi Olalekan, was on the site owned by a property company with other labourers working, when the hoodlums allegedly stormed the site and started shooting sporadically and in the melee that ensued, Olakekan was shot in the jaw.
During the daring raid, they chased the company’s workers away from the site, boasting that they had come to re- claim the land from the company.
Also, it was learnt the attackers, numbering about 159 allegedly carted away three motorcycles belonging to the site workers after shooting Abdulahi and abandoned him in a pool of his blood. A suspect, simply identified as ‘Killer’ has been arrested and detained at the Owode-Egba Police Station, in connection with the incident
And in a petition by the representative of the company, Alexander Waheed and addressed to the state’s Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, he urged him to cause an investigation into the matter and bring the perpetrators to justice.
Alexander lamented that the property company had purchased the disputed landed property in six villages of Falokun, Omusokun, Abipagun, Sorin, Penpen and Abule Oru and ratified all the necessary title documents, including the Deed of Sale and Deeds Of Agreement between year 2003 and 2005.