It has been reported on Friday morning, that an unidentified group of gunmen have attacked and murdered five farmers on their way to their farm at Modakeke community, Osun State.
It was learnt that the incident occurred around the hours of 7am when the farmers were heading to their farms along Toro road in Modakeke.
The incident caused great unrest in the community as residents and policemen got to the scene to clean up the corpses of the farmers
Osun police spokesperson SP Yemisi Opalola, said: “I heard some people were killed and the Commissioner of Police, Mr Olawale Olokode has deployed more of our men to the scene.
“Our men are doing everything possible to restore peace in the area.”