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Osun Looting Victims Recount Ordeal

Victims of the looting of property by highjackers of the EndSARS protest in Osun state have been counting their loses.

Recounting his ordeal, the Chairman’ Ilesa East local government, Mr Olowo Opejobori told radio Nigeria that he was perplexed by the attitude of the hoodlums numbering about 12 that came to his house brandishing dangerous weapons and robbed him of his belongings.

Mr Olowo Opejobori said the hoodlums not satisfied with the money they took from him resorted to vandalizing his property and threatening to inflict injuries on him.

Also speaking the former Chairman of Atakumosa East local government area, Mr Sanya Omirin said hoodlums besieged his farm and carted away livestock worth several millions of Naira.

Condemning the act of wickedness, the former local government Chairman on platform of the People’s Democratic Party noted that the EndSARS protest had transcend its purpose, expressing regret over the attitude of residents attacking their neighbors in their struggle to end police brutality.

In an interview the Chairman , Osun state Universal Basic Education Board, Mr Ajibola Famurewa described actions of the criminals masquerading as protesters as condemnable and that attacks on Leventis Agriculture Foundation and National Strategic Food Reserve as heinous.

Mr Famurewa said the genuine protesters and victims of police brutality should make use of the judicial inquiry panel set up by the state government to register their grievances, assuring them that their complaints will be given fair hearing.

Isaac Hastrup

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