Amotekun, Vigilantes Repel Gunmen in Customs Uniform at Igangan

Reports from a local news platform Ibarapa Parrot has confirmed the attack of three towns in Ibarapa LGA of Oyo state by gunmen in customs uniform.

Igangan, which was attacked in June was one the communities targeted during the attack Friday.

Other towns hit are Igboora, headquarters of the Ibarapa council and Ayete.

According to the report, the gunmen came in four military Hilux vans, dressed as customs officers and shooting sporadically.

However, the gunmen were confronted and resisted by some Igangan indigenes, Amotekun, vigilantes and security forces.

This made the gunmen flee and head to other parts of Ibarapa land shooting sporadically.

Here is the report by Ibarapa parrot:

“One citizen of Ayete, the headquarters of Ibarapa North Local government, died as a result of their shootings.

“Also, on getting to Igboora, the headquarters of the Ibarapa Central Local government, the gunmen believed to be Fulani militias engaged in a gun duel with the Amotekun corps for about 20 minutes.

“However, the commandant of the Amotekun corps was killed during the attack”.

As of the time of filing this report, the police are yet to speak on the latest attack of the communities.

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