- Unknown gunmen have snuffed out the lives of six family members in a village in Osun
- The identities of the gunmen are still unknown as at the time of filing this report
- Meanwhile, members of Oodua Peoples Congress and Hunters Group of Nigeria have been drafted there
Additional Nigerians have lost their lives over the pathetic state of the country's insecurity. This comes as gunmen killed six people in a village near Wasinmi, a community along Ife/Ibadan way, Osun state.
According to The Punch, identities of the perpetrators of the crime could not be immediately ascertained.
However, police operatives, men of Oodua Peoples Congress and Hunters Group of Nigeria were said to have been deployed in the bush in the area.
The incident was confirmed by Osun Police Command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola.
According to the spokesperson, all the deceased were members of the same family.
Meanwhile, recall that Legit.ng had reported that some suspected gunmen on Saturday, March 13, struck in Kebbi and Niger states and abducted seven people including an 18-year-old girl, Naja’atu Faruk.
The kidnappers also shot a woman, Hajiya Nana Sanusi, in Kabbi while carrying out their nefarious act at Birnin Kebbi metropolis in Kebbi state.
Legit.ng gathered that Naja’atu was seized from her father’s residence where Hajiya Sanusi was shot.
It was reported that three parents of some of the abducted students have confirmed that the abductors have reached out and made a demand of N500 million for their release.
The kidnappers have released three videos showing the students in what appeared to be a forest area.
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