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Ekiti News reports that gunmen have reportedly shot dead a young man identified as Samuel Omoyajowo, a ticket collector.

The incident happened earlier this morning around 9 am at Oke Isa Roundabout, Ado-Ekiti.

According to an eyewitness, the deceased was one of the ticket agents of the commercial motorcyclists in the area and his assailants shot him at a close range.

According to a local source, “We know the man as one those issuing tickets to the commercial motorcyclists.

“He was going about his duty when some men riding on a motorcycle suddenly came and rained bullets on him.”

Kunle Asaolu, the Ekiti State Chairman of Okada Riders Association, said the deceased was one of those working with the association.

Meanwhile, Sunday Abutu, the spokesperson of the Ekiti State Police Command confirmed the incident, adding that an investigation has commenced.

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