A Muslim cleric, Sheik Yusuf Amzat-Salam, 35, his wife and four children were killed by hoodlums in the early hours of Tuesday in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun.
The killings occurred at Atiba area of Odogbolu Local Government Area.
It was gathered that the eldest child, a girl, was aged 11, followed by her twin brothers, aged 8 and the last female child, aged 2.
All the victims had since been buried accordance to Muslim rites amid wailing.
The attackers, whose motive could not be ascertained, butchered the entire household with machetes.
Investigation revealed that the victims were discovered in the pool of their blood when a school bus came to pick the children.
A close family friend, Mr Yusuf Oludaisi, described the act as dastardly and wicked, wondering what the victim must have done to warrant such treatment.
“He was someone whom…
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