Gunmen, thugs kill 41 Oyo residents in one month

At least 41 people have been killed in the past month in various violent attacks in parts of Oyo state.

DAILY POST concluded that those who were killed were either killed by gunmen whose whereabouts are unknown or by suspected thugs, armed robbers and those killed by police in an attempt to escape. the arrest.

Our correspondent recalls that innocent citizens were killed between Saturday June 5 and July 5 of this year.

They were killed in various places in the main towns and villages of the state.

Some of the places where the deceased were killed included Igangan in the Ibarapa geopolitical zone, Ibadan in the Ibadan geopolitical zone, and Ajaawa in the Ogbomoso area.

DAILY POST reported that around 20 people were reportedly killed in Igangan in the Ibarapa Northern State local government area.

The victims were killed in a midnight attack that occurred between Saturday June 5 and Sunday June 6.

Although locals claimed that around 20 people were killed, the state police command, through its public relations manager, Adewale Osifeso, only confirmed the deaths of eleven ( 11) people.

A clash that broke out between some members of the Oyo State Park Management System and cell phone vendors resulted in the deaths of three people.

One of the victims of the incident that occurred in the Iwo Road area of ​​Ibadan on Wednesday June 16 was Mr. Rahman Azeez, a graduate of Lead City University, Ibadan.

DAILY POST reports that the other two people died within days of the incident.

Our correspondent recalls that at least twelve people (12) were said to have been killed during clashes between certain young people in the districts of Opopo Yeosa, Abebi and Inanlende in Ibadan.

Sources told DAILY POST that the victims were killed in street fights that erupted among young people.

The attacks lasted between Thursday 17 and Saturday 19 June.

The state police command, while confirming the clashes, did not however indicate the number of people who lost their lives in the attacks.

Two masked gunmen killed a journalist who previously worked with Naija FM, Mr. Titus Badejo, on Saturday.

Badejo was killed in the Oluyole district of Ibadan.

Gunmen also killed another businessman on Monday (June 21) in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo state.

DAILY POST has learned that the man whose identity has not been disclosed was killed along the University of Ibadan-Ojoo Road.

He was killed by the gunmen immediately after allegedly withdrawing a sum of money from a commercial bank.

Armed men also killed on Friday, June 25 Mrs. Grace Olayemi Odetomi, wife of a former state commissioner, Mr. Peter Odetomi.

She was killed in Ashi, in the district of Bodija in Ibadan.

The chairman of the Ogo Oluwa local government area in Oyo on Tuesday, June 29, sounded the alarm over what he described as a midnight police raid in Ajaawa.

He alleged that two people were killed while several others were injured to varying degrees.

Our correspondent concluded that apart from the reported deaths, there are still several cases of unreported killings in parts of the state during the reporting period.

DAILY POST has learned that a mason who planned to move to his home during the upcoming Eld-Kabir festival was killed by armed thieves who stormed the community of Awotan in the local government area of ​​Ido .

It has been argued that the mason’s pregnant wife was also gunned down by armed robbers who invaded the community about three weeks ago.


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