Armed men besiege Oyo State Government Secretariat

On Saturday, suspected Armed men besiege stormed the Oyo State Government Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan, the state capital.

Eyewitnesses informed PUNCH Online that the masked guys were stationed throughout the neighborhood.

This condition, according to the investigation, caused concern among homeowners and road users along the routes.

Businesses and people in Bodija, Ikolaba, and Awolowo were alleged to have promptly locked their shops and doors, with others who were about to open for the day turning back.

It was also revealed that the security personnel on duty at the secretariat were taken aback because they were unable to disperse the agitators until the arrival of police officers from the state command and other anti-crime agencies, as well as members of the Nigerian Army’s 2 Division, who demobilized them.

Amotekun, the state security network, was also believed to have personnel on the scene.

Motorists on the highway were believed to be taking a detour while many other road users scampered for safety.

Road users en way to Secretariat were redirected via Customs Junction because traffic on the Secretariat-Queen Elizabeth Road had been halted.

According to reports, the Executive Assistant to the Governor on Security, CP Sunday Odukoya (retd.), attempted to calm the situation but was unsuccessful since the agitators insisted on hoisting their flag within the Secretariat.

As of the time of this report, efforts to contact the State Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, were futile because his mobile number was unreachable.

Oyo State police have arrested 20 people in connection with Saturday’s assault of the state government’s facilities.

The accused were also found in possession of firearms, ammo, and an ATM.

“In total, (20) twenty suspects have been arrested in possession of; (3) three pump action guns, (291) two hundred and ninety-one life cartridges, (2) two expended cartridges, (67) sixty-seven cutlasses, (5) five bulletproof vest, (6) six pair of boots, (10) ten megaphone (public address system), (3) three Oodua styles beret caps, (7) seven belts, (11) eleven Oodua Nation army camouflage uniforms, (1) one unregistered Nissan Urban Caravan bus, and (3) three TVs motor motorcyc


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Highly idiotic and senseless act by them

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