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Another Leader of ‘One Million Boys’ Arrested in Ibadan – DG Operation Burst

Director General of Oyo State Joint Security Task Force, popularly known as ‘Operation Burst’,Retired Col. Oladipo Ajibola  has declared  that the second in command to the late Abiola Ebila, the leader of the notorious One Million boys in Ibadan has been arrested and currently facing trial.

He stated this over the weekend in Ibadan.

Abiola Ebila was recently killed by the men of Operation Burst in Ibadan when he was reported to be involved in a kidnap ring and security personnel rounded him up at his hideout.

The second in command, popularly known as ‘Eji’ has assumed leadership of the gang before being arrested for sundry criminal offences and handed over to the police for trial.

Retired Col. Ajibola said the security outfit has rid Ibadan of the menace of the notorious gang as the rest of them have ran out of the State to seek cover in Lagos and other States.

He said Operation Burst’s activities have been extended to hot spot in Ibadan, among which were Foko,Odo Oba,Olomi Olodo, Oke-Ogun zone and Oyo State in general, adding that the outfit’s Call Center for distress calls would soon be commissioned.

The Director General of Operation Burst appreciated the governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde for doing his best by providing the needed mobility, accessories and other support.

He called on parents to watch over their children and counsel them on morality as they resume back to school on Monday.

PR/Iyabo Adebisi

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