Operation Burst arrest another leader of ‘One Million Boys’ in Ibadan
Men of Operation Burst have arrested another gang leader of notorious ‘One Million Boys’ in Ibadan over kidnapping.
This was made known by the Director-General of the Oyo State Joint Security Task Force otherwise called Operation Burst, Col. Oladipo Ajibola (retd.) on Sunday.
The DG disclosed that another leader of the notorious One Million Boys in Ibadan has been arrested and is already facing trial.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the suspect simply identified as Eji is reportedly the second in command to the late Abiola Ebila, the leader of the deadly group that is known for causing violence in the city.
It was also learnt that the notorious gang leader, Ebila has been allegedly involved in kidnapping for ransom before he was recently killed by the men of Operation Burst in his hideout.
Reports disclosed that Eji has assumed the leadership position of the notorious gang before he was arrested.
Other members of the gang have reportedly run out of the state for fear of being similarly apprehended after his arrest.
Ajibola said, “Operation Burst has been able to reduce criminality in Oyo State; people now go about their business without fear. We have effected arrests in relation to cultism, Internet fraud and other crimes, and handed the suspects over to security agencies. The most high profiled among the criminal cases was that of Abiola Ebila.”
“Abiola Ebila, the leader of one million boys was involved in kidnapping and we got him through one of the personalities he kidnapped while he was asking for ransom, the elimination of Abiola Ebila has sent other gang leaders out of Oyo State and we are still trailing those who are their minions.
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