Gunmen kill Amotekun operative on escort duty


A personnel of the Oyo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun, Suleiman Quadri, has been killed by gunmen.

Quadri was said to have been ambushed by the bandits numbering about 11 while escorting the staff of a farm to the farmland in Fiditi on Tuesday.

The gunmen opened fire on the security operative and his colleague Amoo Yisau.

While Yisau survived with gunshot injuries, Quadri gave up the ghost.

Yisau is receiving treatment at the General Hospital, Owode, Oyo.

The commandant of Amotekun Corps, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd), confirmed the incident.

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

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