Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a Nollywood actor simply identified as “Juwon” along Ogbomoso/Ilorin Expressway by suspected herdsmen.
The Nations reports that some suspected herdsmen came out from nowhere into the middle of the road and started shooting sporadically at some Nollywood actors going to shoot a film at Otte area of the expressway on Monday, January 27, 2020.
Unfortunately, one of the gunshots killed “Juwon” among other Nollywood actors on the road at the time.
The deceased was identified as a personal assistant to a popular Yoruba actress, Toyosi Adesanya.
Narrating the incident, Adesanya told journalists that she was on her way to Ilorin for a movie production when the incident happened.
She therefore called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts at ensuring the security of lives and property. She said:
”We can’t continue like this. The poor boy’s life was just taken away like that. We can’t continue to be held to ransom by some armed bandits. The FG should come to our aid.”
The Kwara State police public relations officer (PPRO), Ajayi Okasanmi who confirmed the incident, said that investigation had commenced on the incident towards arresting the perpetrators.
Holiness Young Ngwongwo is popularly identified for his well-known function in Nollywood as a local physician.