Tension in Igangan, Oyo State as unknown gunmen invade police station, kill Divisional Officer, suspect, CP fumes

  • A police station in the Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State, was on Tuesday night attacked by suspected thugs
  • The sad development led to the death of an officer, a male civilian and two others who have been badly injured
  • Meanwhile, the Oyo state police command confirmed the development as the CP has ordered a full investigation

There was tension in Iganna, a town in the Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State, following an attack on the police station in the community, on Tuesday night, September 27.

The Punch report that the attack, which happened on Tuesday, involved some hoodlums who were stopped by a police team searching unregistered motorcycles in the state.

Iganna, Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo state, Divisional Crime Officer, Iganna Divisional Police Headquarters
The police station in recent times has been hit hard by unknown gunmen and officers’ lives are also threatened in the process.
Photo credit: Nigeria Police Force
Source: Facebook

Police react

The state police public relations officer, Adewale Osifeso, said the police had begun an investigation into the incident.

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In a statement issued by Osifeso, the commissioner of police vowed to bring those behind the attack to justice.

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