Two individuals have allegedly been killed by operatives of the Nigerian Military in Ikire, the headquarters of Irewole Native Authorities Space of Osun State.
SaharaReporters gathered that hassle began when some youth, calling for the removing of Akire of Ikire, Oba Olatunde Falabi (Lambeloye III), stormed the palace and drove the monarch out of the place.
The protesters had been counting on the Supreme Court docket judgment of 2014 that it was not the flip of the Falabi’s ruling home to provide the Akire and in addition an identical judgment by the state excessive courtroom in few months in the past.
Efforts by males of the Nigerian Military to disperse the irate youth and produce normalcy to the city created extra pressure as they began capturing sporadically.
The youth in return began hurling stones on the troopers and ambushed them after, which they snatched their rifles.
A resident of the realm advised SaharaReporters that failure of the youth to return the rifles made the troopers to name for reinforcement within the course of, which at the least two residents of the city had been killed.