Bandits kill Amotekun operative in Oyo

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Suspected bandits have killed a personnel of the Oyo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun, Suleiman Quadri.

Quadri was reportedly ambushed by bandits numbering about 11 while escorting the staff of a farm to the farmland in Fiditi on Tuesday night.

The gunmen opened fire on the security operative and his colleague Amoo Yisau.

Yisau escaped with gunshot injuries and is being treated at the General Hospital, Owode Oyo but Quadri, unfortunately, lost his life.

Commandant of Amotekun Corps, Col. Olayinka Olayanju, confirmed the incident and disclosed that the deceased has since been buried according to Islamic rites.

Olayanju said, “One of our operatives in Amotekun Oyo State, Suleiman Quadir, 25 years old of Atiba Local Government was killed in an ambush by a group of armed bandits numbering 11 at Living Farms in Fiditi on Tuesday, 20th April 2021.

“Amo Quadir and his colleague Amo Bello Yisau were escorting the staff of the farm to the farm when it was invaded by the armed bandits.

“Amo Yisau too was caught by rounds of bullets but he survived and is receiving treatment at the General Hospital Owode Oyo.

“The gallant Amo, Suleiman Quadir left behind an aged father, a wife and a son. He has since been buried according to Islamic rites.”

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