The Founder of Oko-Oloyun Worldwide and De-Fayus International, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf (Aka Oko Oloyun), has been shot dead by unknown gunmen on Igbo-Ora-Eruwa Road in Oyo State.
The Oyo Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr Gbenga Fadeyi, on Thursday confirmed that the murder of popular traditional medical expert was killed around 4:30pm on the road while traveling to Iseyin, Oyo State.
Yusuf was the manufacturer of popular Yoyo Bitters and Fijk Flusher, among other herbal products.
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.
Yusuf until his death was the President of the Physiotherapists’ Association of Nigeria.
The Nation reports that his assailant trailed him from Lagos till the point where he was murdered.
Yusuf, it was also learnt, always opted for that route to escape insecurity on the major roads.