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Yoruba Nation agitators disarm security men, ignored FG to open Idiroko border (Video)
Some agitators under aegis of Yoruba nation said to have stormed Idiroko in Ogun State and strongly unlocked its land border.
Scannews24 gathered that Idiroko is a border community between Republic of Benin and Nigeria.
The land border has stayed shut since 2019 when the Federal Authorities instructed that all importations be carried out by means of the seaports.
However, the supporters for Yoruba nation overran the border neighborhood on Saturday and compelled open all of the gates on the international frontier.
A Clip sighted on social media indicated a firearm being grabbed from an Immigration official.
A man in a yellow T-shirt was additionally spotted firing the gun into the air to the admiration of others on the scene.
Several voices were learned in the video calling on the troopers and different safety agents to come back and shoot.
A younger man, who was blamed of making an attempt to report the happening with his cell phone was assaulted and beaten to stupor.
Hammed Oloyede, the spokesman of the Nigeria Customs Service Ogun 1 Area Command, who was reached said the situation was under control.
”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 nevertheless it was repelled. The state of affairs is underneath management. There isn’t any downside.”
Adeyemo Igboho, the spokesman to Sunday Adeyemo Igboho, in footage applauded the counter by agitators, noting the Federal Authorities locked up Yoruba States borders whereas those within the north have been open.