Gunmen ambush, murder Amotekun operative in Oyo State

An Oyo State Amotekun Corps operative was killed on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 after an ambush by unknown assailants. Along with some other Amotekun operatives, the deceased was escorting farmers to their farm in Fiditi when they were ambushed by unknown gunmen.

Suleiman Quadri died at the scene while one of his fellow operatives, Amoo Yisau received gunshot wounds but luckily, is still alive and is currently receiving treatment at the General Hospital, Owode, Oyo.

Reports say the gunmen were about 11 and the reason for the ambush is still unknown. The commander of the Amotekun Corps, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd) has since confirmed the incident and promised to share further updates when a proper investigation commences.

Quadri, 25, has since been buried according to Islamic rites.

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