- Another sad incident has occurred at Okeluse Community in the Ose Local Government Area of Ondo state
- Following this development, two person's lives have been cut short in an attack that happened on Sunday evening, January 23
- Meanwhile, the state's police PPRO, Funmilayo Odunlami has confirmed the development and informed that the investigation is on
Ondo state, Akure- Two persons were reportedly shot dead by some men suspected to be terrorists at Okeluse Community in the Ose Local Government Area of Ondo state on Sunday evening, January 23.
The Punch reports that the two were said to be an owner of a petrol station in the community and his attendant.
How it happened
According to the newspaper, an eyewitness disclosed that the gunmen stormed the community at about 6pm and opened fire on the two persons.
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Another resident of the community, who spoke on condition of anonymity with the newspaper, described the killers as herdsmen who have allegedly been terrorising the local government.
The public relations officer of the state police command, Funmilayo Odunlami, who confirmed the incident, said she would release details later.
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Tinubu made the statement during his visit to commiserate with Governor Bello Matawalle over the recent carnage by bandits in Zamfara state.
The former Lagos state governor was accompanied on the visit to Gusau by Senator Kashim Shettima, former Borno governor, the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, and former APC national vice chairman, southwest, Pius Akinyelure.
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Recently, a member of Catholic Church has narrated how the respected priest was murdered by gunmen at Ogunmakin in Obafemi – Owode Local Government Area of Ogun state.
It was gathered that the hoodlums had waylaid the clergyman at Ogunmakin and shot him dead.
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Shafa’atu, a widow, said she watched helplessly as the heartless bandits burned her children and mother to death during the attack which occurred on Monday, December 6.
The survivor is currently recuperating at a hospital while the remains of her lost loved ones have been buried.