THE Osun State Police Command on Sunday stated its males, with the assist of native safety outfits, foiled an try by some suspected Fulani bandits to rob motorists alongside Ilesha/Akure expressway.
In a video obtained by The PUNCH, posted on the social media by a supporter of Yoruba nation, who claimed to have arrived on the scene of the assault jiffy after the assailants struck on Saturday, claimed that seven folks have been kidnapped by the suspected Fulani herdsmen.
The person stated the incident occurred alongside Ilesha/Akure expressway shortly after Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly often called Sunday Igboho, handed the highway whereas getting back from Akure after his group had held a rally to demand for an impartial Yoruba nation.
Reacting to enquiries on the incident in an announcement, the state Police Command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, stated nobody was kidnapped, though try was made by some suspected Fulani bandits.
Opalola stated, “It’s true that some suspected Fulani bandits got here out of the bush and tried to rob some motorists alongside Akure/Ilesha highway, by Iwaraja on Saturday, twenty second Might, 2021, at about 6:00pm, however for the fast intervention of the Police, JTF and different native safety outfits.
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