7 arrested over invasion of Senator Folarin’s residence

7 arrested over invasion of Senator Folarin’s residence

<p class="">No fewer than seven persons have been arrested in connection with the invasion of Sen. Teslim Folarin’s house in Ibadan on Saturday.</p>

<h1>Mr Yinka Folarin, the lawmaker’s elder brother, told newsmen on Saturday in Ibadan.</h1>

<p class="">The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that some hoodlums had on Saturday invaded Folarin’s house, carting away items worth more than N200 million.</p>

<p class="">NAN reports that among the items carted away are about 300 motorcycles, deep freezers and food items.</p>

<p class="">He said that the suspected hoodlums were arrested at the residence of the lawmaker by the Oyo State joint security task force ‘Operation Burst’.</p>

<p class="">“<em>Most of the equipment had been looted before the arrival of the security men, while seven of the them, identified by the residents, were arrested at the scene</em>,” he said.</p>

<p class="">The lawmaker’s elder brother said that the looted items were meant for the 11 local government areas constituting Oyo Central Senatorial District.</p>

<p class="">He said that the empowerment programme was postponed due to the ongoing protest.</p>

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