The chief security officer of the convoy of Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state, Idowu Oyewole has been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Wednesday evening, October 19 at about 7pm in Akure, Ondo state capital.

It was reported that when the robbers entered into their house, his neighbour informed him of the presence of the robbers.

Dare the deceased son said, as his father heard that, he brought out his service pistol and followed the neighbour to his apartment in order to send away the suspected hoodlums.

But on seeing him coming, the robbers exchanged gunshots with him, leaving the officer to runaway but with severe injury. Though he was not seen until Thursday morning when they found his dead body on the ground.