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Herdsmen kill pastor in Oyo, monarch calls for calm

A pastor, identified as Segun Adegboyega, has been reportedly killed by people suspected to be herdsmen on his farm in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

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According to reports, the incident happened on Monday on the deceased’s farm located at Gege village on Ogbomoso-Iseyin Road.

Investigation further revealed that three persons have been arrested in connection with the killing, and they have been moved into the custody of the Owode Police headquarters.

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Meanwhile, the Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oba Ghandi Olaoye, has appealed to the people of the town to remain calm over the incident, assuring them that those responsible for the killing would not go unpunished.

Addressing them on Monday evening after the incident, Olaoye promised to work with security agents to get justice for the family of the deceased.

The monarch said, “As your father, I wish to say, this is an ugly situation and it is uncalled for. I have spoken my mind to the Area Commander of Owode Police headquarters, who is here with me and I want to assure you that justice will be served. I equally sympathise with every one of you, may God continue to watch over you and the entire land of Ogbomoso.”

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