Bandits kill Amotekun operative in Oyo

Posted On 21 Apr 2021
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Bandits kill Amotekun operative in Oyo

An official of the Oyo State Security Network and Amotekun Corps, Suleiman Quadir, 25 have been shot dead by bandits in Oyo town , Oyo State.


Commandant, Amotekun Corps in the state, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd), confirmed the death of the operative to journalists in Ibadan, the state capital, on Wednesday, saying he was killed in an ambush on Tuesday.


According to him, Quadir was killed by the bandits at Afijio Local Government Area of the state in an ambush by a group of armed bandits, numbering 11 at Living Farms in Fiditi on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

Olayanju said:

“Suleiman Quadir and his colleague, Amo Yisau, were escorting the staff of the farm when it was invaded by the armed bandits. Amo Yisau too was caught by rounds of bullets, but he survived and he’s receiving treatment at the General Hospital, Owode, Oyo.

The commandant further stated that “the gallant Suleiman Quadir left behind an aged father, a wife and a son. He has since been buried according to Islamic rites.

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