A businesswoman identified as Alhaja Serifat Adisa and two 9-year-old boys were killed by unknown gunmen at Idere in Ibarapa Central Local Government Area of Oyo State.
According to a man who introduced himself as the boys’ uncle, the children and the woman were waiting for a commercial motorcycle around the gate of Subawa filling station to take them to Idere.
“While she was making the call, one of the gunmen whom had already positioned themselves around the Subawa filling station, on sighting the woman making call, felt she might be calling security operatives, then fired a shot directly at the woman who was standing with the two kids. The stray bullets hit only the kids and they died instantly, while the woman fled into the bush,” he told Ibarapa Parrot.
Thereafter, the gunmen proceeded to abduct Alhaja Adisa. Sources said the kidnappers killed the woman when they discovered that they were being trailed by the Amotekun security operatives.
Meanwhile, the two kids have been buried amidst tears, while the mother was admitted in an undisclosed hospital in Igboora.