Assassins on Sunday murdered Kehinde Fatinoye, a staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.
Fatinoye was killed alongside his wife, who was until the incident a Principal Confidential Secretary at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB.
DAILY POST gathered that the unknown persons had stormed the Ibara GRA residence of the couple at a time they just returned from the New Year crossover service.
A source told our correspondent that the couple were killed and set ablaze by their assailants inside their house.
The bodies of the couple were badly burnt beyond recognition and were evacuated by the police and health officials who responded to an alert to the tragedy.
Also, the couple’s son and domestic staff were reportedly taken away by the assassins.
Confirming the incident in a telephone conversation with Vanguard, the Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi said it was a pure case of assassination.
He said, “when the couple were killed, their remains were equally set ablaze”.
“After the dastard act, the couple’s son and their housemaid were kidnapped and threw them into a river. Though the housemaid has been rescued alive, but we are yet to see the son”.
Ogun State police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident, saying: “It is true the incident happened. Investigation has commenced. Somebody has been arrested in connection with the incident. The man and his wife were killed and we are yet to find their child who was taken away.”
He further confirmed: “The incident happened after 12 in the morning. This is a clear case of assassination and we are not leaving any stone unturned to unravel those behind the killings.”