By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Tuesday killed a 25:years old operative of Amotekun on a farm at Fiditi town in Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Also during the attack, another Amotekun Corps operative sustained gunshot reportedly fired by the gunmen
Oyo state Amotekun Corps Commandant, Col Olayinka Olayanju (rtd), in a statement on Wednesday disclosed that the gunmen numbering about 11 ambushed the Amotekun operatives at Living Farms in Fiditi during which the 25yrs old operative was shot dead
Col Olayanju stated that the Amotekun operatives were escorting the staff of Livig farms to ther farm in Fiditi when the gunmen reportedly invaded the farm
He said while Sulaimon Kudri was shot dead during the attack, the other shot Amotekun operative, Amo Yisau despite being hit by bullets from the bandits survived and is receiving treatment at the General Hospital Owode Oyo.
Col Olayinka (rtd) said the deceased Amotekun operative Suleiman Quadir left behind an aged father, a wife and a son has since been buried according to Islamic rites.