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Terrorists Invade Kogi Community, Kill 19 People, Set Houses Ablaze

Many men were killed and farm produce destroyed as terrorists set a Kogi community ablaze.

Suspected  gunmen have invaded Agojeju Odo in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi state and killed nineteen (19) people while many houses are  set  ablaze.

The Police Public Relation Officer of Kogi State Police Command William Aya confirmed the incident ,said the yet to be identified gunmen attacked Agojeju Odo community in Omala LGA on Thursday,

He noted that the Divisional Police Office of the local government informed the command  that  nineteen people were killed  while some sustained injured in the attack.

He stated that the Commissioner of Police Kogi State Police Command, CP Bethrand  Onuoha has deployed more policemen to the communities, assuring that the perpetrators of the heinous act will be apprehended.

Meanwhile the locals said , the gunmen attacked  sleepy town of Agojeju Odo in Omala local government area where  men were killed and farm produce destroyed.

The community appealed to Kogi state governor  Usman Ododo and Security Agencies to  come to their aid by deploying more security personnel to the area, as the police in  the Local Government Council have been overwhelmed and overpowered by the attackers.

Ibrahim Oyewale in Lokoja

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