Herdsmen kill Nollywood actor in Ogbomoso
By Malik Saliu, Ilorin
A rising Nollywood star, has been shot dead by people suspected to be herdsmen.
Sources told Irohinoodua that the Nollywood actor, was killed on Monday at the Ogbomoso-Ilorin highway.
The popular actor, Juwon was one of about nine artistes on their way to a film production in Kwara State through Oyo State. Several people in the encounter were said to have been kidnapped after the violent siege. The incidence took place at a place called Otte, sources close to Irohinoodua stated. The murdered artiste was said to be an aide of popular Yoruba actress, Toyosi Adesanya.
The source said “The herdsmen jumped on the road. They started shooting sporadically. In the process, Juwon was shot. They later took away some victims. No ransom has been demanded.”