Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State
The Osun Government has condemned the killings of six family members at Wasinmi in Irewole Local Government Area of the state by unknown gunmen.
The Osun State Police Command had confirmed the killings which took place on Saturday night.
The state Deputy Governor, Mr Benedict Alabi, who paid a condolence visit to the bereaved family on Sunday, described the killings as disheartening and unfortunate.
Alabi, who was received by scores of family members of the deceased and some leaders in the community, described the incident as a case of brutal assassination.
He assured the community that the perpetrators would be brought to book in no distant time.
He added that the state government had ordered the security agencies in the state to fish out the perpetrators and bring them to justice.
The deputy governor was accompanied by the state Commissioner for Finance, Mr Bola Oyebamiji and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Mrs Abiodun Ige.
Alabi urged members of the community and the indigenes of the state to remain calm while assuring them that the government would continue to provide security across the state.