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In Ibadan, Suspected Yoruba Agitators Hijack Amuludun FM

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Some suspected Yoruba nation agitators on Sunday morning hijacked broadcast activities on Amuludun 99.1 FM, Moniya Ibadan.

Naijanewshub.com.ng reports that Amuludun FM, Moniya Ibadan is one of the FM Stations of Federal Radio Corporation Of Nigeria, FRCN (Radio Nigeria, Ibadan zone).

Naijanewshub.com.ng gathered that the agitators after invading the FM station, seized the phones of the workers on duty and took over the air.

Some of the agitators were heard saying they are Yoruba nation agitators, were on air for about an hour asking their sponsors to come out.

Obviously with the proactiveness of the security agencies that arrived the station, the intruders began raising alarm that they’ve been attacked with guns, calling on their sponsors to come to their rescue.

The General Manager of the station, Mr. Stephen Agbaje, confirmed the development to journalists but stressed that the situation has been brought under control by the security agencies.

He added that some arrests have been made.

“Some group of agitators came around in the night, and took over the station, but the situation has been brought under control by the security agents. They were able to recover the station, and some arrests have been made,” he said.

As at the time of filling this report, Amuludun FM and Premier FM, have been off air.

It was gathered that normalcy has returned to the station.


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