Suspected herdsmen kill FCT contractor, two others in Niger

Friday Olokor, Abuja

GUNMEN suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed three persons, including a businessman and Chief Executive Officer of Spool and Waterbodies Limited, Adeniyi Odunlami.

The 42-year-old Odunlami from Ijebu Ode in Ogun State was said to have left his house in Abuja on Sunday, October 18, 2020, for the Kainji Game Reserve in Niger State to continue on a project he had been working on.

His spouse, Dayo Odunlami, quoting eyewitnesses, said after the day’s work, her husband was going back to his hotel room in the morning of Monday, October 19, 2020 when the Kainji Games Reserve Park vehicle he boarded was attacked.

Dayo, who is a former confidential secretary to Dr Doyin Okupe, ex-presidential spokesperson during the administrations of Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, told The PUNCH that her husband was abducted and dragged into the bush after being shot in the leg by suspected

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