Ondo police deny ISWAP attack on personnel, vehicle

Ondo State Police Command on Friday denied a social media report that the terrorist group, the Islamic State West Africa Province attacked, its vehicle and personnel in the state.

Media reports stated that the terrorists group attacked the patrol vehicle of the police at Ipele area of Owo Local Government Area of the state, and vandalised the vehicle.

Another report said the terrorists attacked the police vehicle at Ibule community in Ifedore Local Government Area of the state on Thursday.

According to the report, the ISWAP group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

But the state Police Public Relations Officer, Funmilayo Odunlami, when contacted, refuted the report saying neither the men of the command nor its vehicle was attacked in any part of the state.

She said , “The report is not true. There was no place in Ondo State where our men nor our vehicles were attacked by any group. I didn’t heard of such a report.”

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