Tears, Lamentation As Ex-Permanent Secretary, Wife Murdered During Election Period
- An Ogun state former permanent secretary and his wife, Adefemi and Oluwafunmilayo Egbeoluwa, have reportedly been found dead
- The couple was allegedly assassinated by unknown persons who invaded their premises during the governorship and state house of assembly election
- The assailants also attacked the house help of the couple and beat her till she lost her consciousness
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Ikeja, Lagos - Adefemi Egbeoluwa, a former permanent secretary in Ogun state and his wife, Oluwafunmilayo, has been found dead in the residence around Allen Avenue, Ikeja area, Lagos state.
The incident has thrown the family of the deceased into mourning and grieving, The Punch reported.
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It was learned that the couple and their domestic worker were at home during the governorship and state house of assembly election when their premises was invaded by some unknown persons that killed the couple.
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It was also revealed that the assailants attacked the domestic worker and beat her till she lost consciousness, and they fled.
Immediately after the attack, the neighbours who heard about the information rushed to the couple's building to ascertain their conditions.
Some of their neighbours were said to have visited the nearest police station and reported the incident for immediate investigation.
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On getting to the residence of the couple, the police saw the remains of the deceased as well as the injured domestic worker lying unconscious on the ground.
While confirming the development to newsmen, a source in the area added that a son of the couple, who was yet to be identified, also reported the attack to the police.
The source added that the injured housemaid had been rushed to the Lagos state university teaching hospital, where she is currently receiving treatment.
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