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The Nigeria Police Force via its Ekiti State Command has promised to arrest and prosecute the suspected gunmen who invaded Eda Oniyo in Ilejemeje Local Government area of the state killing one and injuring two other persons.

Ekiti News had reported that suspected gunmen had invaded the community on Saturday where they killed a resident, while others sustained sustained injuries.

In a statement issued by DSP Sunday Abutu, the Public Relations Officer of the command noted that government officials and security agents have visited the scene to assess the situation and proffer a lasting solution.

The statement reads, “The Ekiti State Police Command is not unaware of the incident that occurred at Eda Oniyo-Ekiti yesterday where suspected armed hoodlums invaded part of the community and fatally injured one person and left two seriously wounded.

“The CP, the army commander in Ekiti State as well as the Ekiti state government representatives have visited the scene to assess the situation and proffer a lasting solution as well as ensuring that the perpetrators are brought to book.

“Adequate operatives that include the police and the military have been deployed to that exis to ensure maximum security for the people of Eda Oniyo-Ekiti.

“Members of the public especially the people of Eda Oniyo-Ekiti are implored to be calm and avoid taking laws into their hands as the Command will ensure the arrest and prosection of those behind the attack”.

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