Hoodlums on Thursday invaded a Police station in Iseyin town, insideoyo.com reports.
Sources in the town revealed that the hoodlums who were disguising as #EndSARS protesters attacked the Police station and stole valuables.
Iseyin is a town in Iseyin local government area in the Oke Ogun area of Oyo state.
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Insideoyo.com recalls that the Aseyin of Iseyin, Oba AbdulGaniy Salaudeen Adekunle Ologunebi, Ajinese I had earlier warned against protesting in the town.
Also attacked were the Nigeria Customs base in the town and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) office.
The chairman, caretaker committee in Iseyin Local Government Area, Mufutau Abilawon, confirmed the invasion, Thursday afternoon.
He said the youths “have concluded plans to invade houses of politicians in the town.”
“Yesterday, we were duly informed that some youths were planning a protest today. Immediately we heard that, we called an emergency meeting of which the youths were there at the local government secretariat. I called my other colleagues at other LCDAs. The security agents, traditional chiefs were there. Our resolution yesterday was that there will be no vehicular movement today, that the protest be suspended.
“We also agreed that all the youths should assemble at the palace today by 9 am. We were all at the Aseyin palace, the monarch addressed them. He appealed to them not to cause unrest.
“But, after leaving there, we heard that they went to vandalise police station, after then, they went to the customs base and NSCDC office. They vandalised everything there,” he said.
The public relations officer of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Oyo/Osun Command, Kayode Wey, also confirmed the attack on the Customs base.
He said, “There was an attack of our base. There was an attack. That is what I can say now.”