Two persons have been killed when suspected land grabbers invaded 13 villages in Obafemi-Owode and Sagamu local government areas of Ogun State.
The invaders stormed Shimawa in Sagamu and chased away residents.
According to members of the areas, another set of the hoodlums invaded Orile-Eegun Kara Nla village, Mowe, in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area and killed two persons.
Shimawa locals accused the hoodlums of destroying their property and forcefully ejecting them.
A community leader in the town, Tiamiyu Fasasi, who led a protest, said the land grabbers claimed to own the 13 villages in the town.
Fasasi said, “We are appealing to the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, Kabiyesi of Shimawa and the police to help us get rid of these land grabbers. They don’t have land here; they just came from nowhere.”
The state Police spokesperson Omolola Odutola, said there was killing in the Mowe area adding that some suspects have been arrested.
Odutola, said the incident is a civil case, and promised to give more details afterwards.