A member of the Federal House of Representatives, from Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency, Hon. Shina Peller, has condemned in totality the purpoted killings of civilians by men of Nigeria Custom in Iseyin on Thursday.
Hon. Peller stated this yesterday on his social media pages where he called on the security agencies to carry out detailed investigation on the matter and bring the perpetrators to book.
The statement read:
“I condemn in totality the purpoted killings of civilians by men of the Nigeria Customs Service in Iseyin yesterday.
“According to the information made available to me, the victims, who were allegedly rice smugglers, were shot dead around Oja Oba area in Iseyin.
“Whether the victims were actually smugglers or not, shooting sporadically in a public area where many innocent civilians were gathered to observe Eid-al Fitri celebration remains condemnable and should be treated as such by all.
“Whilst the Police has commenced an investigationI on the matter to unravel what really transpired, I urge my people to remain calm and peaceful.”