The entertainment industry has lost a practitioner to the spreading banditry in the country.
An actor, identified as Juwon, was killed Ogbomoso/Ilorin Expressway on Monday, with reports saying some herdsmen were responsible for the tragedy.
According to a report in ‘The Punch’, actress Toys Adesanya, who was also on the trip, said the bandits suddenly got into the middle of the road and started shooting sporadically when one of the gunshots killed one of the Nollywood actors.
Adesanya said she was on her way to Ilorin for a movie production when the incident happened.
Adesanya narrated that she escaped by the whiskers.
She called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts to ensure security of lives and property.
“We can’t continue like to this. The poor boy’s life was just taken away like that. We can’t continue to be held to ransome by some armed bandits. The FG should come to our aid,” she said.
Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi, was said to have confirmed that the incident happened along Ogbomoso/Ilorin Expressway.
He also said the incident involved some actors and actresses going to shoot a film at a location, adding that investigation had commenced on the incident