Gunmen kill petrol station attendant in Ondo

Unknown gunmen  have killed an attendant at a filling station, located along Oba-Ile Road in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The identity of the victim  could not be ascertained when the incident occurred late yesterday.

Spokesman of the state Police command, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoroconfirmed the incident.

He said  two persons have been arrested  in connection with the incident.

According to him, “with the intervention of policemen, two of the armed robbers have been arrested.

” There hasn’t been such attack in Ondo State, that is to tell you that the rate of crime in Ondo State is minimal, and with this occurrence our men immediately swung into action, leading to the arrest of two of the hoodlums.”

Ikoro noted that Ondo State will not be a hiding place for criminals, stressing that the command is ready to do everything possible to ensure protection of lives and property.