One Killed as hoodlums attempt to burn Mokola police station in Ibadan


By Oluwakemi Ishola 

Some hoodlums in the early hours of Sunday attacked Mokola police station in Ibadan with a mission to to set it on fire.

The Pacesetter News gathered that youths in the area mobilised themselves foiled the plan. However, a boy was hit by a stray bullet during the mayhem. It could not be established who fired the gunshot.

According to reports, the youths were able to secure the uniforms of the police officers who had fled the the station during the attack.
Men of Operation Burst later arrived to put the situation is under control.

Speaking on Splash 105.9FM on Sunday, the Director General of Operation Burst, Col. Oladipo Ajibola (Rtd), confirmed the incident but stressed that normalcy has been restored to Mokola and its surrounding areas.

When presses further by Isaac Brown on measures put in place to forestall attacks on health institutions, Ajibola said security has been beefed up at University College Hospital and other health institutions.


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