– Commercial motorcyclists in Oyo state have been accused of aiding kidnapping and banditry
– The allegation was levelled by chairman of Amotekun, Col. Kunle Togun (retd.)
– Meanwhile, he blamed some Yoruba traditional rulers in the state for being part of the problem
A big allegation has been leveled against most commercial motorcyclists in Oyo by the chairman of the Oyo State Security Network, aka Amotekun Corps, Col. Kunle Togun (retd.).
According to him, most of the Okada riders in the state are spies for kidnappers and bandits.
He claimed that the criminals infiltrated the South-West through the various porous borders in the country.
He disclosed this during an interview with journalists at his office in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Monday, January 18, Punch reports.
According to him, investigation showed that the foreigners, who were ferried with trailers into Oyo state during the COVID-19 lockdown, could not speak any Nigeria language but French.
Meanwhile, Togun blamed Yoruba traditional rulers in the state for being part of the problem. He said the monarchs will accept gifts from the foreigners and allow them to settle in their land and wreak havoc on the people.
According to him, even if the foreigners are part of ECOWAS free movement law, there is still a limit they can stay in another country.