OYO: Amotekun leader dies in motorcycle crash

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The leader of Amotekun in the Kajola Area of Oyo State, Tajudeen Salaudeen, has reportedly died in a motorcycle crash.

Reports have it that incident happened in the early hours of Thursday when Salaudeen, better known as Arogunmasa for his bravery, was on a crucial assignment to Ilero  town in the state.

The deceased  was said to be  trying to manoeuvre a yawning pothole at the Sawmill area along Ilero Road on his way from Okeho when the accident happened. ‌

Arogunmasa was said to be summoned for the emergency assignment  through phone call.

It was gathered that as soon as he got the call, the deceased who was planning to go to Okeho  made a detour to Ilero.

He was said to have died immediately after falling off the motorbike he rode.

His corpse, which was earlier deposited at the Baptist Medical Centre, Ilero, Iwa Local Council Development Area of the state, was buried on Friday according to Islamic rite.

Arogunmasa, who was described as a fearless and disciplined man whose lifetime was committed to activism, became the head of Amotekun based on his pedigree as an intelligent and patriotic person.

His burial was attended by the officials of Amotekun and other government functionaries in the state.

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