Amotekun intercepts truckload of herdsmen heading to Lagos, Ogun


A truckload of men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen was intercepted by officers of the Oyo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun on Tuesday.

The truck, which was said to be conveying about 80 suspected herdsmen, was intercepted at the Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

The truck was said to be making its way to Lagos and Ogun States when intercepted.
It was also gathered that there were about 25 motorcycles in the truck which also had cows during searching

The search was said to have attracted residents who trooped to the scene, but to avoid crisis, the security agents were said to have led the truck and its occupants to the police station at the Testing Ground area in Iwo Road.

They were said to have been handed over to the police at the station for further interrogation and search.

The Commandant of Amotekun in Oyo State, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd), also confirmed the incident.

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