There was tension in Apata area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital as person was reported dead, and another injured during a sporadic shoot-out by Nigerian Soldiers .
Though the cause of the shooting cannot be confirmed as at Press time,but it was learnt that it occurred in the early hours of Saturday, 4th February 2023.
Reports from locals said they only saw soldiers’ vehicles pass through Brent, and all they heard were gunshots.
“Everyone ran for their lives; some lay on the floor to prevent stray bullets.”
It revealed that a stray bullet hit a young man identified as Samuel, a commercial motorcyclist, who allegedly died instantly.
Another female casualty is presently receiving treatment at Lafia Hospital in the NNPC area.