Couple, two others killed as gunmen ambush traders in Kogi

Four people were killed by thought crooks while two others supported different levels of wounds in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The assault happened at around 9 pm on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Ofeapo along Idrisu – Bagana Road.

The casualties said to be dealers were going in a Keke Napep when shooters started shooting at them at a short proximity, killing four on the spot, while the two survivors were taken to a close by clinical office.

As per reports, individuals from the local area needed to hide to stay away from the shots of the outlaws who were around 10 in number.

The scoundrels were completely outfitted as they designated their casualties getting back to their different spots after they had closed business on the lookout.

The people who were killed including a couple, a lady and another male, were locals of Bagana yet needed to migrate to Abejukolo following the silly killings in the networks.

Representative of the State Police Command, SP William Ayah, who affirmed the episode expressed at around 9 pm on Thursday night a few equipped looters went after advertisers getting back from Bagana market.

He said one individual, a business tricycle rider was killed on the spot while two different travelers supported wounds and are getting treatment.

He noticed that the magistrate of Police had conveyed a group of strategic agents to the area to reestablish predictability, while an examination is on so as to trail the hooligans and carry them to book.

In the interim, the fundamental leader of Omala Local Government Area Traditional board, HRH Boniface Musa, the Ojogba of Ife censured the obnoxious demonstration and petitioned God to give the group of the casualties guts to bear the misfortune.

He censured the perpetual assaults on the Bagana nation by obscure shooters, bemoaning that this killing enjoys taken the harmony interaction back, when all hands had been at hand for the protected return of the Internally dislodged people IDP to their homes.

He spoke to the state Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello to as an issue of earnestness, swim into the waiting Bagana emergency that has killed several individuals and delivered numerous destitute.

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