By Rotimi OjomoyelaBy Rotimi Ojomoyela
An Ekiti State radio host, Abulganiyu Lawal, was, on Thursday, shot dead during a hunting expedition by unknown persons at Araromi-Oke in Ekiti East Local Government Area.
The 42-year old, who was a member of Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria (FIBAN), has since been buried according to Islamic rites in his parents residence in Igbemo-Ekiti.
It was gathered that the ugly incident occurred in Apepe Farm Settlement in Araromi-Oke.A source close to the family of the deceased said Lawal, after a meeting with his hunter-friends, decided to go into the forest to hunt and promised to return before 10pm.
Relatives became worried when he didn’t return that night while his phone also failed to connect.
His body was later discovered by villagers going to the farm on Friday morning.The Public Relations Officer of Ekiti State Police Command, Alberto Adeyemi, confirmed the death in a text message.