Crime

Hoodlums Attack, Loot Bus Carrying Christmas Gifts For Ibadan Mogajis

IBADAN – Some hoodlums on Thursday attacked a bus transporting Christmas gifts intended for family heads (Mogajis) in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The incident occurred while the bus was executing a U-turn at the Oja Oba area of Ibadan, THE ENCOUNTER NEWS gathered on Friday.

As of the time of reporting, the identity of the donor remained undisclosed. Reports indicated that the bus was en route from the Beere area to the Olubadan Palace at Oja Oba, led by the Mogaji of Onilari compound, Nurudeen Akinade, when the attack took place.

After the incident was reported at Mapo Police Station, several arrests were made. A source stated, “The incident occurred yesterday afternoon. The hoodlums attacked the bus carrying some Christmas gifts meant for Mojajis in Ibadan at Oja Oba.”

“We managed to make some arrests following the incident. The hoodlums took away the donated gift items for the Mojajis. I cannot confirm the donor’s identity; whether it was a government entity or an individual who gave them.”

“We have lodged a report at Mapo Police Station. The bus contained items such as rice, chicken, and groundnut oil. Some items were recovered during the search of shops in the vicinity,” the source disclosed.

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