Oyo Secretariat Invasion: Police Parade 21 Suspected Yoruba Nation Agitators


The Oyo State Police Command on Monday,15 April paraded 21 suspects in connection with the invasion of the Oyo government secretariat on Saturday,13th April.

The invaders who claimed to be members of the Yoruba nation agitators, were paraded alongside seized exhibits such as guns, ammunition, plaques with the Yoruba nation insignia, cutlasses, walkie-talkies, and other communication gadgets.

The Oyo state commissioner of police, Adebola Hamzat told journalists that the suspects would be charged with treasonable felony and terrorism as investigations intensify to unmask their sponsors, and other suspects still at large.


Oyo Secretariat Invasion

On Saturday, some armed intruders laid siege on the Oyo State Government Secretariat attempting to enter the Governor’s Office and the state House of Assembly complex.

The reason behind this onslaught is unclear as the secretariat is on break and deserted.

According to the eyewitness account, it took the combined effort of policemen on duty at the Governor’s Office, operatives of the South-West Security Network better known as Amotekun, and other security reinforcements to stop the intruders.

The intruders were said to have arrived at the secretariat in buses, hoisting a flag suspected to belong to some agitators.

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