An investigation team led by the Oyo state Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation Department to unravel the circumstances behind some self acclaimed Yoruba agitators’ actions have begun.
According to report, the Oyo State Police Command arrested five Yoruba Nation agitators in connection with an attempt to take over a Federal Government-owned radio station in Ibaban, the Oyo State capital.
The Commissioner of Police, Adebowale Williams who declared the act as criminal, unpatriotic and a clear case of terrorism which would be meted with adequate sanctions under the laws of the land, assured the people of speedy investigation .
The separatists attacked the Radio Nigeria, Amuludun 99.1FM around 6pm on Sunday.
The suspects in police custody are Noah Atoyebi ‘M’ 30yrs, Gbenga Adeleke ‘M’ 25yrs, Abdulganiyu Kolawole ‘M’ 35yrs, Bashiru Kehinde O. ‘F’, and Fajola Elija ‘M’ 45yrs.
The suspects were said to have seized the studio and went on air to declare Yoruba nation.
Members of staff of the station scampered to safety when the attackers allegedly stormed the station with charms.
Following the act and subsequent arrest, the leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba Nation Self-Determination Struggle, Prof Banji Akintoye has condemned the invasion of the radio station by the suspects. He said that they have no relationship whatsoever with the group that has repeatedly engaged in crime and they have no hands in their criminal conduct.