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Black Sunday: Gunmen Killed Six Family Members In Osun State



Some unknown gunmen before dawn on Sunday killed six people in a village near Wasinmi, a community along Ife/Ibadan Way, Osun State, Nigeria.

As sources reported, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Yemisi Opalola has confirmed the incident to be true.

Reports explained that the gunmen fired randomly at very close range thereby killing six family members during an early morning ambush in the state.

According to the police spokesman, the incident happened in a village near Wasinmi, a community along Ife/Ibadan expressway in the state.

Hours after this unfortunate incident, Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari tasked State Governors to revive security committees at community level, saying security issues must be “tackled appropriately at every level.”


The President further assured that new Service Chiefs are working to ensure no room is left for criminals and terrorists to operate.
State Governors were also charged to resuscitate local security architecture comprising Traditional and Community Leaders, the police, Business Representatives, Representatives of non-indigenes, and other communal interest groups.

Meanwhile, Police operatives, men of Oodua Peoples Congress and Hunters Group of Nigeria were said to have been deployed to the bush in the area.

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