Popular Lagos-based traditional medicine practitioner Fatai Yusuf, popularly known as Oko Oloyun has been shot dead, police said on Thursday. Oko Oloyun was reportedly travelling from Lagos to Iseyin in Oyo State, where he recently commissioned a big building for business.
Details of the death of Yusuf are still sketchy but gunmen were said to have attacked his vehicle around 4pm.
Gbenga Fadeyi, spokesman of the Oyo police command, Yusuf’s corpse had been deposited at the mortuary of Igbo-Ora General Hospital.
“Gunmen attacked his vehicle on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in Ibarapa Central; they shot at his vehicle and he was hit by a bullet,” Fadeyi said.
“The man’s corpse has been deposited in the Igbo-Ora General Hospital.”
Among the products that Yusuf’s companies produced in his lifetime are Yoyo Bitters and Fijk Flusher.