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Youths protest raid by EFCC In Osogbo

Scores of Nigerian youths on Tuesday, took to some parts of Oshogbo, the capital of Osun State protesting a raid by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),.

They said the operatives raided their estate and were trying to tow some exotic cars at midnight.

It was gathered that the EFCC operatives carried out the raid within Adetunji Estate at about 2.00 a.m. to arrest some suspected fraudsters but were waylaid on their way out after arresting some suspects, seizing about 20 exotic cars.

The youths in protest set bonfires around Lameco roundabout in the capital city, in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

It was gathered that the operatives, had to run for safety to avoid being mobbed by the angry youths.

Confirming the incident, the Spokesperson, Osun State Police Command , Yemisi Opalola, said they have been trying to control the situation from further escalation.

She also disclosed that the EFCC officials did not inform the Police before they started the night operation..

We are aware of the situation, trying to appease the protesters and clear the bonfire so that people can go about their lawful duties without fear of harassment,” he said.

Meanwhile, the protest has generated trends on social media with eyewitnesses sharing videos of the protesting youths.

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