A man, simply identified as Baba Jide, was found dead in his car on Thursday morning at Alaro community on Sango-Eleyele Road, Ibadan, Oyo State, with a wound in his head suspected to be from a gunshot. It was gathered that the man was discovered dead in his white Golf 2 car by passersby.
Some residents of the area were said to have told the police, who went to the scene, led by the Divisional Police Officer of Sango Division, SP Joyce Madaki, after the report of the incident, that they heard a sound at about 12 midnight but thought it was fireworks.
It was learnt that the deceased was using his private car for commercial purposes and used to return between 11:30p.m. and shortly before midnight.
It was further gathered that he lived alone in the neighbourhood where he was shot dead, as his wife and children were not living in the city.