A combined team of the Amotekun Corps, State of Osun and the Nigeria Police, Saturday, May 9, arrested six illegal immigrants from Niger state, North central Nigeria, who, in defiance with the inter-state lockdown order by the Federal Government made an attempt to secretly enter the state.
Their host, one Olawale Ibrahim, it was learnt, is well known in a community named Igbajo, as he has been living there for about three decades before the other six came as his guests during this emergency period.
It was gathered that they entered the community around 1900hrs which made the people of the town alerted the chairman of the local government (Boluwaduro) who in turn called the Director-General, Amotekun, state of Osun, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, and the DPO of the area who jointly coordinated the operation.
Amotekun, in collaboration with police, thereafter led them to Osun-Kwara boundary through Ila-odo and handed them to a vehicle going to the North.
The chairman, Boluwaduro local government in his benevolent gave the six men some amount of money, through Amotekun Corps, to take care of their feeding.
Meanwhile, before they were sent packing, the police had earlier arrested and detained the illegal immigrants in isolation toll till the following morning when the Amotekun team got there, in company of health officials, so as to conduct test on them to know the level of their temperature.