The combined team of Amotekun corps and Nigeria police has intercepted and sent back six northerners from Niger state, North central Nigeria who defied lockdown orders imposed by the federal and state governments by secretly entering into the state of Osun.
their host identified as Olawale Ibrahim who is well known in Igbajo has been living there for about three decades before the other six came as his guests during this emergency period.
According to report, the people of the town alerted the chairman of Boluwaduro local government after they entered the community around 7pm. The council chairman in turn called the Director General of Amotekun in the state, Amitolu Shittu and the DPO of the area who jointly coordinated the operation.
According to report, the police had earlier arrested and detained the illegal immigrants in isolation toll till the following morning when the amotekun team got there in company of health officials, so as to conduct test on them to know the level of their temperature.
Amotekun, in collaboration with police, then led them to Osun-Kwara boundary through Ila-odo and handed them over to a vehicle going to the North.
It was also learnt that the chairman, Boluwaduro local government identified as Hon Akeem Tokede thereafter gave the seven men some amount of money, through Amotekun corps to take care of their feeding.
The arrested persons were identified as Adamu Ibrahim, Olawale Ibrahim, their host,
Muhammadu Kabiru, Rufai Abdullahi, Sagiru Sanni, Muhammad Muritala, Idris Musa.