Two shot dead in violent clash between suspected gangsters in Kwara

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin

Two people have been reportedly killed in a fracas which turned awry between suspected gangsters from Isale Offa and Ojale areas in Offa local government area of Kwara state.

The names of the deceased, according to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Kwara state Command, SP Okasani Ajayi, are Samad Adeyemi, 21, and Abdullahi Mohammed, 20.

He said: “Before the arrival of Policemen dispatched to the scene, two of the clashing gangsters named Samad Adeyemi ‘m’ aged 21yrs of Isale Offa and one Abdulahi Mohammed ‘m’ aged 20yrs of Ojale have been shot dead.

“Kwara State Police Command, however, wishes to allay the fears of members of the public, especially the people of Offa and its environs, that peace have been totally restored in the ancient city of Offa, the members of the public are therefore advised to go about their normal lawful daily endeavors.

“Investigation into the matter is however in progress. The Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Police Command, Cp Tuesday Assayomo psc (+) has stationed men from the Command’s Tactical Units, conventional police teams and operatives from the intelligence department to monitor the situation and ensure no further break down of law and order is allowed.

“Members of the public are advised to always make information about negative activities within their environment available to the police in order to ensure peace and tranquility in the state.”


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