Bandits ambush Oyo Amotekun corps, kill member

A gang of bandits has attacked Amotekun corps at a farm in Fiditi, Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State.

One of the corps, 25-year-old Suleiman Quadir was reportedly killed during the attack while another was Amo Yisau was injured.

It was gathered that the operatives were escorting some workers of a farm outfit to the farm when the hoodlums who had laid ambush for them came out from the bush and shot Suleiman.

The bandits were said to have been about 11.

Amo is said to be receiving treatment at the General Hospital Owode, Oyo at present.

The Commandant of Amotekun in Oyo State, Col. Olayanju, said in a statement that the slain Amotekun officer has been buried according to Islamic rites.

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