A member of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr. Gideon Aremu, representing Oorelope constituency, has been killed by unknown gunmen. He was said to have been killed on Friday night in his Alakia residence in Egbeda Local Government Area where assailants shot him at close range. The attackers, numbering three, were said to have trailed him to his residence around 11pm. Until his death, he was the Chairman, Oyo State House of Assembly Committee on Information, Public Relations and Security. Confirming the incident, Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said, “It is true that the gentleman was killed”. Oyo State APC described the death as shocking and called for thorough investigation into the matter by security agencies with a view to bringing the culprits to justice. The party, in a statement by its Director of Publicity and Strategy, Olawale Sadare, said the deceased was an energetic, diligent and easy-going politician “whose death had opened another sad chapter in the history of the Pacesetter State”.