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Unknown Gunmen assassinate Ogun traditional chief

Suspected assassins murdered a popular traditional chief in Ogun state, Adeyinka Folarin, the Baasegun of the Itunsokun village in the state, on Monday, January 8.

The deceased was murdered in his home in Sagamu by the unidentified gunmen suspected to be cultists.

Confirming the incident to the Nation, one of the traditional rulers in the state said;

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“The information is correct but I don’t have much information about the incident. We heard that the chief who is a popular traditional chief and member of the Akarigbo in-council was killed last night. He is popularly called Baasegun, we however can’t say these are the people who did these terrible acts. We leave the police and other security agencies to do their job.”

According to a Sagamu local government employee who preferred anonymity, the incident also forced the LG employees to quickly end their workday to save their lives.

“Already, tension is very high in the town as I speak to you, workers are already moving out of the local government secretariat to avoid being caught in any form of crisis. Many are saying the man was killed by cultists but no one could really confirm this, the information is still scanty now.”he said

The state police command is yet to comment on the development. 

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