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Just In: Wife of Chief Imam murdered

The wife of the Chief Imam of Ayere community in Ijumu Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State, Nigeria, Mrs. Yemisi Baderu, has reportedly been murdered.

According to reports received from Kogi State, Nigeria, the woman was murdered with cutlass in the presence of her husband on Thursday night.

The traditional chief of the town, Alayere of Ayere Oba J.O. Olubo, commenting on the occurrence expressed utmost shock at the event and thanked the police for being swift with investigations about the case.

Chairman, Senior Special Assistant on Security of the community added that the incident is the first of its kind to occur in the area and that the police is committed to restoring peace to the area and to bring the perpetrators to book.

In order to restore calm the Chief Security Officer has imposed a 7 pm-7 am curfew in the community, with immediate effect.

The Kogi State police have arrested three suspects in connection with the murder, Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr. Willy Aya confirmed.


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