Suleiman Quadri, an operative of the Oyo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun, has been killed by unknown gunmen.
Reports claimed that Quadri and Amoo Yisau, another operative of the security outfit, were ambushed by gunmen suspected to be bandits numbering about 11, while escorting staff of a farm to a farmland in Fiditi area of Oyo on Tuesday.
The gunmen were said to have opened fire on them.
While Yisau sustained gunshot injuries, Quadri died at the General Hospital, Owode.
Colonel Olayinka Olayanju (rtd) commandant of Amotekun corps in Oyo, confirmed the incident.
He said the deceased has been buried according to Islamic rites.