Suspected assassins on Tuesday killed a husband, wife and their four children
at their home in the Atiba area of Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Sheik Yusuf Abdulsalam Tanimola, an Islamic cleric, his wife and children were killed in a pre-dawn attack.
The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the killing of the family.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated that the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, had immediately deployed operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and men from the Homicide section to the area.
The Force spokesman gave the assurance that the command would unmask the suspected killers in due course.
“We are profiling the identity of the killer. The CP has deployed men of FSARS, Divisional Police Officers in the area and the bordering towns as well as other policemen to the scene.
“Preliminary investigation is ongoing to unravel the mystery behind the killing which happened over night. We assure members of the public that the suspects will be apprehended and brought to book” he said.