Reports have reached Oyo Affairs that individuals believed to be members of the Yoruba Nation agitators have allegedly taken over the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria’s Amuludun 99.1 FM in Ibadan early Sunday morning.
According to staff members who spoke with us, the radio station was hijacked around 6 am on Sunday. Amuludun FM is a community station that belongs to the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).
A staff member of the station informed newsmen that the suspects forcefully entered the station using various forms of charms.
“That is what we witnessed this morning. They hijacked the station around 6 am. But they had been at the station before that time.
“They came with various forms of charms. They woke our staff, who were sleeping. Some of our staff have fled. We are yet to see some of our staff. But the security [personnel] are on ground now,” he said.
Five suspects have been apprehended by the police, bringing calm to the situation.