Police debunk rumours of shooting as warders, commercial motorcyclists clash in Ibadan

Police debunk rumours of shooting as warders, commercial motorcyclists clash in Ibadan

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Oyo State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the clash between some warders and some commercial motorcyclists in Ibadan.

DAILY POST gathered that a clash was recorded at Agodi gate area of Ibadan on Tuesday.

A fight broke out when the motorcyclists and some warders at the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) Oyo State Command disagreed.

One person was allegedly shot dead during the fight that ensued, but Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi who confirmed the clash said the policemen did not fire shots.

The clarification is contained in a statement obtained by DAILY POST on Tuesday.

He said, “Contrary to the currently trending news online, that Policemen fired shots leading to injuries at Agodi gate area this morning, no shots were fired.

“The truth is that there was a clash between officers of the correctional service and bike men stationed at Agodi gate, upon receipt of this information.

“Policemen as well as other security agencies moved to the scene to ensure there was no break down of law and order that could lead to attacks on the prison facility.

“Policemen fired no shot. Further development will unfold and be communicated later.”

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