Tension As Gunmen Kill Five Modakeke Farmers

Tensions rise in Ile-Ife and Modakeke, both in Osun State, after at least five people were brutally murdered on their way to their farm.

The remains were discovered near Toro road in Modakeke early Friday morning, according to sources.

SP Yemisi Opalola of the Osun State Police verified the event, adding that a team of police operatives has been dispatched to the communities.

Already, the Ooni of Ife, Adeyemi Ogunwusi, the territory’s supreme monarch, has appealed for calm, claiming that unhappy parties are threatening retaliation, prompting businesses in the area to close abruptly.

The news outlet said the police have evacuated their bodies and deposited it at the hospital.

Ms Opalola says normalcy has been restored to the community.

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