Gunmen open fire on NDLEA officials, kill four

Some unidentified gunmen, suspected to be drug dealers, shot dead four officials of the Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Gunmen open fire on NDLEA officials in Ondo

According to reports, the gunmen stormed the Ifon division NDLEA checkpoint in Ose Local government area, killing four officers of the agency.

A witness revealed that the three gunmen opened fire at the officers, who were on a stop and search operation, with AK-47 rifles. They also burnt a Toyota Hilux vehicle belonging to the agency.

Ondo State commander of NDLEA, Haruna Dagara, confirmed the incident adding that efforts are ongoing to nab the culprits.

The names of the deceased officials were listed as Abduljalad Mohammed; Wellinton Emmanuel; Magaji Aliu and Mohammed lliyasu.

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