Gunmen Strike Again, Kill Amotekun Commandant

Gunmen have again, attacked the Igangan community in Ibarapa Local Government Area of Oyo State killing two persons.

Residents revealed that the gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen were dressed in customs uniforms on Friday night attacked the community.

Initially, residents thought they were customs personnel until they shot two persons which led hunters and Amotekun personnel to rise and repel the attack.

Unfortunately, Amotekun personnel was killed in Igboora in Ibarapa Central local government area.

One of the residents who spoke to WithinNigeria said, “The people thought it was customs officers until two people were shot.

“Local hunters mobilised to the area and they fled through Igboora.

“Amotekun officers in Igangan who were alerted laid siege for the fleeing gunmen who later killed the commander.”

There has been no word from police authorities as of the time of filing this report.

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