Police Parades Oyo Secretariat Invaders

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Oyo State police command has paraded twenty one suspected Yoruba Nation Agitators who invaded the state secretariat Over the weekend.

Parading the suspects at the police headquarters, Eleyele Ibadan, the commissioner of police in the state, Mr Adebola Hamzat said some men dressed in military-like camouflage, armed with pump action semi-automatic rifles, riding on motorcycles, were sighted moving into the main city from Olomi axis of Ibadan.

He noted that the hoodlums later identified as Yoruba Nation Agitation Group were trailed to the State Secretariat, spreading from the Flyover to within the Premises of the Governor’s Office, and hoisted their Flag at the House of Assembly, proclaiming the creation of a “democratic republic of the Yoruba.”

The police commissioner explained that With the Police re-inforcement, the miscreants were warned to dispatch but agitators turned violent and opened fire on the Police and a detachment of Amotekun corps present.

Mr Hamzat said The Police responded and were joined by Operation Burst Patrol teams and Personnel of other security agencies who suppressed the treason and dealt with the agitators in line with Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).

The police boss noted that the suspects would soon be charge to court after proper investigations.

While declaring the act as criminal, unpatriotic and a clear case of treasonable felony and terrorism to be meted with adequate sanctions through purposeful prosecutions, the commissioner said the Command re-assured the people of Oyo State that it remains solidly unwavering to the protection of their lives and property as constitutionally required by the laws of the land.

Mr Hamzat said The continued existence of Nigeria as a sovereign indivisible entity was a task that must be accomplished.

“The labor of our heroes past shall never be in Vain. Oyo State Police Command will be unrelenting in ensuring the continued united corporate existence of Nigeria as a country. “

“As a Parent, I enjoin other Parents, Guardians and leaders in every sphere of political, religious and socio-economic influence to prevail on their children, ward, protégés and followers against being used by unpatriotic individuals to promote anarchy in the State and by extension, Nation. “


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