Abutu said that the armed attackers stormed the deceased ‘s residence about 1:00 a.m. on Monday and shot him dead in his bed.
He said the police had not been able to determine the motive of the attackers, adding that the Police Commissioner, Tunde Mobayo, had ordered an investigation.
Topgistportal gathered that the incident occurred at the early hours of Monday at his residence located at Umesi street, Igirigiri Area of Ado-Ekiti metropolis.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr Sunday Abutu, confirmed the incident to our reporter in a telephone conversation, said the corpse has been evacuated to the morgue of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.
“I can confirm to you that the man named David Jejelowo was killed by the assailants early this morning (Monday) at his residence in Umesi Lane, Odo Ado area of Ado Ekiti.
“He was killed in his room by assailants whose intention we have not been able to establish as of now.
“We are investigating and I believe our investigation will reveal whether it was a case of assassination or robbery.
“We are assuring the public that the perpetrators shall be arrested and punished for their sins,” he said.
Palpable tension has gripped residents of Odo Ado Area of Ado-Ekiti, the state capital following the killing of a Director in the Ekiti State Local Government Service Commission, Mr David Jejelowo by some unknown gunmen in the area.