This brings to three offices of the commission set on fire by hoodlums in the State in the past four months.
It was gathered that the incident happened around 6 am on Monday at Eluagu Obukpa, in the Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State.
“Ogun State police command arrested one member of a kidnap syndicate while one was gunned down at Ilala Forest in Imala area of Abeokuta North Local Government Area,’’ police spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said in a statement.
Two residents of the community were attacked by the hoodlums.
Sources said the bandits numbering over 300, armed with sophisticated weapons stormed the community at 10.45 p.m.
An eyewitness, who preferred anonymity, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Ibadan that the deceased was shot dead by the hoodlums at the entrance gate of the mall.
Joseph Akinsanya, the Ifo Unit Commander of the corps, condemned the attacks in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Ota, Ogun.
Spokesman for the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the attack in a statement, said the hoodlums lobbed Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) at the station and shot sporadically, before setting the police station and the police ablaze.
The gunmen at about 6.45 on Thursday abducted her and hijacked the private school’s bus in Oba Ile Estate of Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Olokode, who spoke on a radio interview programme in Osogbo, said hoodlums and criminal elements are now emboldened and dare security officers, whether or not the officers are in uniform or they carry arms.
Police spokesperson in the state, DSP Loveth Odah, said this in a statement on Tuesday.
Yaro disclosed this in a statement signed on his behalf by the command’s spokesman, SP Bala Elkana, on Tuesday.
Both of them have since returned to the state party secretariat at Acme, Ikeja.
Indeed November 21, 2020 is a date that cannot be forgotten in a hurry by Tijani Waidi Adio. It was the day unknown hoodlums, allegedly led by one Chief Adeyemi Abidoye, invaded his family home in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, where he was attacked over a marital crisis involving his niece, Simiat Adeyanju Olusanya. He narrates his near-death escape in this interview.
Three locally fabricated rifles with ten rounds of 7.62mm ammunition and locally made pellets were said to have been recovered from the bandits.
A statement by the public relations officer of the command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, has visited the division together with his management team and Operational/Tactical Commanders, for on-the-spot assessment.
The spokesman of the state’s Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria.
In a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Bala Elkana in Owerri, it said the command arrested five hoodlums who allegedly attempted to attack the station.
As of the time of filing this report, security operatives made up of soldiers, policemen and Air Force are engaging the hoodlums.
Reports have it that despite the presence of policemen in the vicinity, there was palpable fear among the people in the area.