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Amotekun Intercepts truck conveying 150 travelers from Zamfara in Oyo

The Western Security Outfit Amotekun in Oyo state on Wednesday, intercepted a truck containing not less than 150 travelers and some items.

TVC News reported that the truck which was heading to Ogere in Ogun state from Zamfara was intercepted around Bodija market in Ibadan after suspicious observers raised an alarm and alerted relevant security agencies.

The Oyo state Amotekun who quickly intervened brought the truck to its base, where it did a thorough search and found some food items and luggage belonging to the travelers.

The Special Assistant to Oyo state Governor on Arewa, Ahmed Murtala, confirmed that the persons were just mere travelers who were on their way to Ogun state.

Ahmed who noted that the travelers would be sent back to their states, assured Residents in the state that, the state Government would continue to prioritise security of lives and property in the state.

However, the truck had on transit, one hundred and thirty four males and six females as about ten of them were said to have escaped into the market.

Abdullahi Sanni

Abdullahi Sanni is a senior news reporter at SHO PEN ONLINE. He is a passionate writer with core interest in Politics, sports and economy reports. Abdullahi who studied mass communication at Kwara state polytechnic in Ilorin, is the 1st of six in his family. He's a multimedia journalist who has traveled far and wide in the course of his journalism career.

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