At the early hours of Sunday, some unknown gunmen, invaded Wasinmi village, Irewole Local Government Area of Osun State, leaving six herders dead.
It was gathered that the gunmen opened fire on the six herders who were members of the same family.
Yemisi Opalola, the Police Public Relations Officer in Osun, confirmed the tragic incident.
Opalola disclosed that the Commissioner of Police in the State, Wale Olokode, and some detectives have moved to the village to fish out the perpetrators.
Prince Deji Aladesawe, the Osun State Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress, members of OPC, hunters and police have been deployed to the settlement for the arrest of the suspects.
In his response to a reporter’s question, Aladesawe noted that there was no dispute reported from the locals earlier.