According to DailyTrust, the attack by the men who were armed happened in the early hours of Sunday.
ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Public Relations Officer, made this known on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ota, Ogun.
Two security guards were also injured during the attack that was said to have occurred around 1am.
The state police command confirmed the deaths in a statement, saying that detail of the invasion was still sketchy.
Our correspondent gathered that the passengers were coming into Oyo State from Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State when the bus conveying them was waylaid and forced to stop by the hoodlums.
The highly influential newspaper said it was reliably informed no fewer than two policemen died during the attack.
Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Edafe Bright, stated in Warri on Monday that men of the Eagle Net Special Squad of the Police Command carried out the rescue operation.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the traditional ruler was shot on Friday night on his way to a neighbouring community, Ayetoro Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of the state.
The police spokesperson in Akwa Ibom, Odiko MacDon, said in the statement on Wednesday that a police team was in the local government area to maintain peace when it came under attack on Wednesday.
According to the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, the assault was led by members of the Eagle-NET special squad and civilian Anti-Cult Unit.
Bello made the confirmation at a news conference shortly after an emergency meeting with heads of security agencies in Minna on Wednesday.
Emir, according to the spokesman of the Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, was apprehended on February 10, 2021.
The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Catherine Anene, confirmed the incident in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Makurdi.
The government urged youths to desist from violence and restiveness, noting that the Governor Seyi Makinde administration remained committed to putting in place policies that will bring about a new lease of life to the state’s teeming youth population.
Police Public Relations Officer Geoffrey Ogbonna in the command confirmed this on Tuesday in Aba, observing that the hoodlums came on Monday at about 3 a.m.
Makinde, who addressed State House Correspondents in Abuja, said the real enemies of the state are the criminal elements.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Mohammad Dingyadi, disclosed this in a statement by Odutayo Oluseyi, the Head of Press and Public Relations in the ministry, on Saturday in Abuja.
A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent who was at the centre reports that the hoodlums insisted on collecting money from INEC officials before voting could commence.
Bamilaw, who is the convener of the African Marathon Praise 2020, made the call in Osogbo as he lamented that the insecurity and economic crisis in Nigeria had become worrisome.
The ceremonial ruler said this at a virtual meeting with some prominent Lagosians, including one of them he identified as Alhaji Gbadamosi.