Army, Police Arrest Five Yoruba Nation Agitators After Hijacked Radio Station in Ibadan
Five persons who claimed to be members of the Oodua Nation Agitators have been apprehended after they attacked Radio Nigeria, Amuludun FM, and Moniya Ibadan on Sunday.
Newsmediang Reported earlier that the group in the early hours of today, Sunday, May 28, 2023, hijacked Radio Nigeria, Amuludun FM, Moniya, Ibadan, Oyo.
The alleged Oodua Nation agitators who were about twenty in number stormed the station with loads of charms at about 5:30 am and seized the live studio while a sponsored programme was ongoing. They displayed some flags of their group.
The alleged agitators took over the live studio and the entire premises of the station started broadcasting.
Among their claims included “Oodua Nation has come to stay” “Yoruba no more under the Federal Republic of Nigeria” and “United Nation will soon declare Oodua Nation” among other things.
Some Yoruba Nation Agitators with a flag. The Yoruba Nation agitators broadcast for about an hour before the arrival of combined teams of the police, operation burst and Nigerian Army.
Meanwhile, the security teams were able to recover the station after five persons were arrested and taken to the Eleyele headquarters for interrogation.
The general manager of the station, Mr. Stephen Agbaje, confirmed the development to newsmen but stressed that the situation has been brought under control by the security agencies while the station is back on the air.