The Operatives of Amotekun, Anti-Cultism Squad were waylaid on Thursday by Thugs and Cultists in Iree on their way to a program at Osun State Polytechnic Iree Main Campus.

The Amotekun received a call from the Registrar of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree on the Anti-Cultism Crusade on the campus, a program planned for the benefit of the State at large.

Speaking to Journalists in Osogbo after the incident, the Corps Commander of Osun Amotekun Corps, Brig. Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi said his men meant no harm to anyone before they were attacked by the thugs and the cultists.

He asserted that his men received a call from the Registrar of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree on the Anti-Cultism Crusade; a program planned for its benefit to the state at large. On their way to the institution’s campus after the school gate, they met two teams of thugs and cultists whose leaders were Seun Mukaila and Gbedu with their followers, who tried as much as possible to attack the operatives.

The operatives alighted from their vehicle to address them as gentlemen but during the process of address, it turned chaotic. They attacked the Amotekun operatives because of their large population and tried to disarm the operatives.  In the course of the struggle, one of the operatives was stabbed with a Knife and was rushed to the hospital for treatment immediately and now responding to treatment.

The matter has been reported to the Osun Police Anti-Cultism Unit and they promised to work on it immediately”. Adewinmbi said.

He urged the state government to provide more equipment that could be used to curb criminals and murder in the State and assured the residents of the State of maximum security of lives and property during the Yuletide and after.

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