Tension in Ile-Ife, Modakeke over killings of two persons
There is tension in Modakeke town in Osun State over the death of a yet to be identified woman and her child.
It was gathered that a woman and a young person suspected to be her child were killed at Alapata village, between Modakeke and Ife.
The youths, who took deceased bodies to the palace of Ogunsua of Modakeke, Oba Moses Oyediran in protest have vowed to pick up arms against the perpetrators.
However, a source told Vanguard that the death may be connected to a fail business but the monarch has pleaded with the youth to allow community leaders to investigate the matter.
Meanwhile, the Public Relations Officer, Madakeke Progressive Union, Venerable Debo Babalola confirmed that two persons were killed under circumstances yet to be unraveled.
“It is true that two persons were killed and the youths are angry, but we don’t know the circumstances surrounding their death yet.
“We are investigating the situation and by tomorrow morning, we might have adequate information about the situation”, he said.