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Outrage in Osun over killings of two persons

Tension in Osun over killings of two persons
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There was palpable tension in Modakeke town in Osun State as angry youths have vowed to avenge the death of a yet to be identified woman and her child.

REPUBLICAN NIGERIA learnt that a woman and a young person suspected to be her child were killed at Alapata village, between Modakeke and Ife.

The deceaseds bodies were, however, taken to the palace of Ogunsua of Modakeke, Oba Moses Oyediran in protest and the youths have vowed to pick up arms against the perpetrators.

The youths from Modakeke who discovered the corpses, alleged they were killed by Ile-Ife indigenes.

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The monarch has pleaded with the youth to allow community leaders to investigate the matter.

Meanwhile, the Public Relations Officer, Madakeke Progressive Union, Venerable Debo Babalola confirmed that two persons were killed under circumstances yet to be unraveled.

“It is true that two persons were killed and the youths are angry, but we don’t know the circumstances surrounding their death yet.

“We are investigating the situation and by tomorrow morning, we might have adequate information about the situation”, he said.

Also, Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola pleaded for time to get the details of the incident.

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