Hoodlums attack Radio Nigeria Ibadan, destroy cars, other properties
The premises of Radio Nigeria in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital came under attack by some hoodlums.
It was gathered that the radio station, christened Amuludun 99.1 FM was invaded by about twelve hoodlums Saturday afternoon.
The reason for the invasion has not been revealed.
Amuludun FM is located at Moniya area of Ibadan. Our correspondent learnt that the station which broadcasts in Yoruba language was established over a decade ago.
Sources told a correspondent that the gunmen were armed with cutlasses, hatchets, axes and other dangerous weapons.
The staff of the radio station also disclosed that the hoodlums destroyed some property worth millions of naira during the invasion.
Among the property destroyed included windows of offices, office equipment, cars and other property.
Staff who spoke on the condition of anonymity with the press, confirmed the incident.
The General Manager, Amuludun FM, Mr. NIyi Dahunsi, also confirmed the invasion of the radio station on Saturday night.
He, however, said that security agents have been mobilised to prevent further attacks on the station.
‘Yes, it is true.
“The Police, DSS and NSCDC said the station would be under their watchful eyes for proper security.”
The invasion of the station is coming a few days after some hoodlums invaded Palms Mall located at Ring Road area of Ibadan.
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