*says 5 others at large
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Oyo State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Iskilu Akinsanya on Tuesday disclosed that a suspected member of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) is now in the net of the command over attack on Fulani settlement in Ogbomoso.
Commandant Akinsanya who stated this in Ibadan while parading the arrested suspect identified as Tajudeen Sheu at the command’s headquarter’s said 4 other suspects are now at large.
The Oyo NSCDC Commandant declared that the 6 suspects reportedly invaded the Fulani settlement early in the day for attack and that at about 0124hrs early Tuesday, the Miyetti Allah Chairman Ogbomosho branch “Muhammad Mahmud” alerted the command of the said attack at the Fulani settlement in Idigba Olomi by some hoodlums numbering about six (6).
Commandant Akinsanya maintained that the Oyo state NSCDC Agro Ranger unit in Ogbomosho /Oyo axis swung into action leading to the arrest ofTajudeen Sheu a VGN in a VGN attire, adding that “One (1) red bajaj motorcycle with osun registration number EKG 100 UP , one (1) Single barrel local gun, cutlasses, petrol in ragolis bottle, torch light and a local charm were recovered from him”.
“Six (6) men and one (1) were rescue and taken to hospital namely SHUAIBU YUSUF , . SULE ADAMU, SALIHU YUSUF, SALIHU MUSA, SALIU YUSUF,. YAHU ADAMU, . DINBI ADO .’Commandant Akinsanya maintained that the victims were rescue and rushed to Obafemi Hospital,in Ogbomosho
Cautioning Nigerians against taking the law into their hand but to report or lodge complain to security agencies especially NSCDC in their neighbourhood, the NSCDC Commandant said the time has come to join hands together and make the country a greater place for everyone to live
He then stressed that after investigation the suspect will be taken to Court for justice.
However, Tajudeen on his part said he was attacked by unknown person in the night , and that was why he reinforced his 5 other team members for the attack on the Fulani settlement.