Few days after the terrorist attack in Owo, Ondo State, another four people have reportedly been killed by unknown gunmen in the State.
The victims are reported to include: tea seller, a commercial driver and roadside traders.
Eyewitness reveal that the mission of the perpetrators is yet to be known, as they shot sporadically, terminating 3 lives at Sabo and another at Igba.
A source however revealed that the attack was carried out by suspected cultists who shelled a rival cult group.
A commercial driver who stopped by to eat was reported killed.
The spokesperson for Ondo State Police Command, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, said she will release a statement on being properly briefed.
However, the Nation Newspaper revealed how a police source in Ondo confirmed the killings. The source revealed that the gunmen were armed robbers who murdered in the course of depriving residents of their properties.
The attack is coming few days after a similar one happened at the Owo area of the State, leaving scores dead and injured.
Meanwhile, the governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu on Sunday, June 5, stated that the killing of worshippers at the St. Francis Xavier Church in Owo by yet-to-be-identified gunmen is child’s play compared to the mass shooting witnessed in the United States of America.
In a thread of tweets shared on his personal Twitter page shortly after visiting the scene of the incident, the governor said he was at various hospitals where survivors were receiving medical treatment. Akeredolu, who had cut short his trip to Abuja for the All Progressives Congress presidential primary and dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari described the attack as tragic, horrific, a massacre and the most dastardly act that could happen in any society.