Dele Olowoniyi, a farmer in a farm settlement at Oha village, Imeko, in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State was killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
The lifeless body of Olowoniyi was said to have been found on Sunday by his wife with machete cuts in his neck and other parts of the body.
VANTAGE NEWS learnt that some suspected herdsmen stormed the village in the night with guns and other weapons.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, stated that there was no evidence that the man was killed by Fulani herdsmen.
Oyeyemi added that the family stopped the police from taking the body to mortuary for autopsy.