The state government of Osun, on Sunday paid a condolence visits to the bereaved family of the six herders who were killed on Saturday night when unknown gunmen marauded a settlement in Wasinmi village, Irewole Local Government Area of Osun state.
Osun state Deputy Governor, Mr. Benedict Alabi who led the team was accompanied by the Commissioner for finance, Mr. Bola Oyebamiji and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Mrs Abiodun Ige on Sunday.
While speaking, the state Deputy Governor, Mr Benedict Alabi, described the killings as “disheartening and unfortunate.”
Alabi, who described the incident as a case of brutal assassination, added that the perpetrators would face the music in no distant time.
He said: “This is a very unfortunate incident and we are so sad about it as a government. It is shocking and strange to our communities.
“We are here on behalf of the state government to sympathize with you and we are assuring you that those criminal elements that perpetrated this evil act would not go scot-free; we have ordered security agencies to swing into action and fish them out to face the wrath of law.”
He, therefore, called on members of the community to assist security agents with useful information that could speed up the arrest of the murderers.