70 Year Old Anglican Priest, Son, Attacked By Hoodlums

Feb 12, 2020

By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu

A 70-year-old Anglican priest, Canon Foluso Ogunsuyi of the Danian Marian Memorial Anglican Church, Ikun in Akoko Southwest Local Government Area of Ondo State, was attacked alongside his son, an Army sergeant.

The incident occurred at Oba-Ikun Road, with sources saying the bandits attacked them while they were travelling.

It was learnt that the hoodlums stole valuables and N92, 000.00 cash.

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Oba-Akoko, Ade Akinola, a Superintendent of Police (SP), confirmed that the incident was reported at his office.

He said investigation was on, adding that Ikun Community had been involved in the matter
'The sergeant, a son to Canon Ogunsuyi, was attacked with a machete. He was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo.

The Special Assistant to Ondo State Governor on Fulani and Hausa Matters, Alhaji Bala Umar, said instructions had been passed to genuine Fulani herdsmen in the forest and farmers to report any suspicious person and movement to the nearest police station.



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