Some gunmen invaded the community, Emuren, Sagamu Local Government area of Ogun State and kill three persons.
The gunmen were suspected cultists on Sunday unleashed terror on members of the community as they reportedly killed a police inspector, Christian Olumiyan, a pastor and a bricklayer.
Members of the community, identified the leader of the cultists as ‘Ijalo’, meaning ‘soldier ant’.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident said the suspected cultists “killed a police inspector, a pastor and a bricklayer,” adding that they came to the community and started shooting sporadically.
“policemen from the Homicide section, other tactical squads, the Anti-cultist unit are presently in that place.”
The police officer assured that those who carried out that act must be brought to book at all cost, emphasising that,
“We cannot allow some hoodlums to be making life difficult for members of the public.”
He added that, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has directed that a massive manhunt be launched for those behind “that stupid act”.