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Yoruba nation agitators defy FG, open Idiroko border, snatch gun from security operative

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Some Yoruba nation agitators have stormed Idiroko in Ogun State and forcefully opened its land border.

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DAILY POST stories that Idiroko is a border city between Nigeria and the Republic of Benin.

The land border has remained closed since 2019 when the Federal Authorities directed that each one importations be completed via the seaports.

However, the Yoruba nation supporters invaded the border neighborhood on Saturday and compelled open all of the gates on the worldwide frontier.

A video on social media confirmed a gun being snatched from an Immigration officer.

A person in a yellow T-shirt was additionally seen capturing the gun into the air to the admiration of others on the scene.

Completely different voices have been heard within the video calling on the troopers and different safety brokers to come back out and shoot.

A younger man, who was accused of attempting to document the incident together with his cell phone was attacked and crushed to stupor.

When contacted, the spokesman of the Nigeria Customs Service Ogun 1 Space Command, Hammed Oloyede, stated the state of affairs was below management.

”There was no assault on our patrol bases or checkpoints. These guys are simply doing their very own. They tried to assault one patrol level however it was repelled. The state of affairs is below management. There isn’t any downside.”

In the meantime, the spokesman to Sunday Adeyemo Igboho in a video counseled the actions of the agitators, saying the Federal Authorities shut down Yoruba States borders whereas these within the north have been open.

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