Suspected Yoruba Nation agitators on Sunday hijacked Amuludun 99.1 FM in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital According to a staff, the station, owned by the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), was hijacked around 6am by the suspect with various forms of charms.
“That is what we witnessed this morning. They hijacked the station around 6 am. But they had been at the station before that time.
“They came with various forms of charms. They woke our staff, who were sleeping. Some of our staff have fled. We are yet to see some of our staff. But the security personnel are on ground now,” the staff said.
Its General Manager (GM) Stephen Agbaje confirmed the development but said the situation has been brought under control by security agencies.
He added that some arrests have also been made.
“Some group of agitators came around in the night, and took over the station but the situation has been brought under control by the security agents. They were able to recover the station, and some arrests have been made,” he said.