Sunday, May 16, 2021

Amotekun sends 42 suspected invaders packing from Ondo state

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42 persons whose mission is unknown to Ondo State government have been sent back to their states of origin.

The suspected invaders allegedly came from Jigawa and Kano states.

While parading them at the Amotekun corp headquarters in Akure the Corp commandant Chief Adetunji Adeleye said they were arrested at Okitipupa after a distress call by residents of the town.

Odunayo odeja reports that Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on security Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo were at the parade.

The men and women were first sighted in Okitipupa local government area of Ondo state last Thursday with their arrival creating tension and apprehension among residents of the community.

Chief Adeleye said the suspected invaders, who were rescued from being lynched by residents of Okitipupa were later rounded up and profiled by the Amotekun Corps.

The explanation offered by the group showed that they were invited by a yet to be identified person for a special training.

The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo said ondo State government is committed to the security of lives and property of the people and there is need for residents to work hand in glove with the government for maximum result.

He urged political office holders to handle security issues in the state through relevant agencies.

The suspected Invaders have been escorted by the officers of the Amotekun Corps to the state boundary.