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FAKE NEWS: VIRAL VIDEO OF ATTACK ON POLICE STATION WAS BY ARMED ROBBERS IN OSUN

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By Adeola Abdullah

The Ogun State Police Command has debunked a viral video in circulation alleging that armed bandits attacked a police station in the town of Ogijo.

A press release by the Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated that the circulating video was a robbery incident that happened in Osun state where a bank and a police station was attacked by armed robbers.

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He said that the Ogijo police station is intact and not under any form of attack.

He advised members of the public to disregard the information that the incident happened in Ogijo, as such never happened anywhere in Ogun state.

OGIJO POLICE STATION ON TUESDAY MORNING

FULL TEXT OF THE PRESS RELEASE

AZ:5310/OGS/PRO/VOL.7/36/ 08/06/2021
POLICE PRESS RELEASE.
The attention of Ogun state police command has been drawn to a video circulating on social media where a police station was attacked by hoodlums. The said police station is being erroneously identified as Ogijo divisional headquarters in Ogun state.
For the purpose of clarity, the unfortunate incident did not happened in Ogun state, Ogijo police station is intact and not under any form of attack. The circulating video was a robbery incident that happened in Osun state where a bank and a police station was attacked by armed robbers.
The command hereby advises members of the public to disregard the information that the incident happened in Ogijo, as such never happened anywhere in Ogun state.
The photographs of Ogijo divisional headquarters as at this morning 8th of June 2021 is hereby attached to this release to clear all doubts.
DSP ABIMBOLA OYEYEMI, PPRO, OGUN STATE POLICE COMMAND.

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