Police dismisses report of ISWAP assault on operatives in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command on Friday dismissed a report of an assault on its operatives by Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists within the state.

A report emerged on social media earlier on Friday that terrorists attacked a police patrol car on the Ipele space of Owo Native Authorities Space of the state and injured some operatives.

The report added that ISWAP had taken accountability for the assault.

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The command’s spokesperson, Funmilayo Odunlami, who addressed journalists in Akure, urged the folks of the state to ignore the report.

She stated: “The report shouldn’t be true. There was no place in Ondo State the place our males or autos had been attacked by any group.”

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