One die, as unknown gunmen attack Kwara community — NSCDC



The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has reported  that some unidentified gunmen attacked a farm settlement at Ahun village, Oro-Ago, Ifelodun Area Kwara, killing a teenager.

This contained a press release signed by the ’s spokesman, Mr Babawale Afolabi, and made available to newsmen Ilorin, Sunday.

Afolabi said that the incident happened at night, Sept. 25, during which two other persons sustained bullet wounds.

“On Sept. 26, some community leaders from Ahun farm settlement Oro-Ago, reported at our Divisional office the area, about an on their community by unknown gunmen.

“The gunmen were their large numbers and they started shooting sporadically when they entered the community, which resulted the killing one Rukayat, a teenager, by a stray bullet,” he said.

The spokesman said that the motive behind the had not been established, adding; “we have commenced further investigations.”

He said that the working with the community’s leaders, order to the roots the matter, adding that additional security officers had been deployed around the community, to forestall another attack. (NAN)