Popular herbal medicine manufacturer, Oko Oloyun Worldwide and De-fayus International, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf also known as Oko Oloyun has been shot dead.
The Oyo State Police Command on Thursday confirmed the murder of the popular traditional medical expert.
Yusuf, the manufacturer of popular Yoyo Bitters and Fijk Flusher among other herbal products, was killed by unknown gunmen on Igbo-Ora-Eruwa Road in Oyo State.
Confirming the incident, police spokesman Gbenga Fadeyi, confirmed that Yusuf was killed around 4:30pm on the road while traveling to Iseyin, Oyo State.
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, who until his death was the President of the Physiotherapists’ Association of Nigeria.
His assailant were said to have 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.