Bullion van attack: Review security apparatus in Oyo– Muslim trainees tell Makinde


The Muslim Students’Society of Nigeria(MSSN )has recommended Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, to as a matter of urgency, evaluate the security device of the state.

The association noted that this is essential in order to avoid more killing of innocent residents in the state.

DAILY POST recalls that some gunmen believed to be equipped burglars had on Thursday, pirated a billion van at Idi Ape junction in Ibadan.

Our reporter collected that the shooters pirated the billion van, which came from one of the banks instantly it left the bank.

The bank is located a few metres far from the Testing Ground Police station which houses among the location commands of Nigeria Police Force in the state.

2 police officers and some innocent residents were killed during the attack while several individuals were injured.

Among the victims was a 37-year-old Mubarak Sulaiman Olanrewaju, who was originating from Ikire in Irewole local government location of Osun state to Ibadan.

It was collected that Olanrewaju, who had been buried according to Islamic rites on Thursday, was up until his death, an assistant to the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Osun State, Professor AbdulGaniyy Raji.

MSSN Oyo State location system, while responding, advised Makinde to immediately review the security apparatus of the state.

MSSN Amir, Mallam Abdulkabir Al’yakeen, in a declaration provided to DAILY POST on Friday, explained the killing of Mr. Mubarak Sulaiman Olanrewaju, who was shot during the attack as stunning and unfortunate.

Al’yakeen then advised Makinde to instantly examine the security apparatus of the state to prevent future occurrences.

He explained the killing of Olanrewaju and others as a grief-stricken occasion.

He said, “We prompt the federal government to review the security device of the state to forestall future incidents. We likewise pray Allah to grant those that were injured a quick healing. Aameen

“This is a grief-stricken occasion, however we have no option but to submit to the will of Allah since to Him we belong, and to Him is our eternal return. We equally commiserate with the Governor of Oyo State, the Commissioner of cops, and the friends and family of those that had actually lost their lives to the other day’s regrettable occasion.

“The management of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) Oyo State Area Unit received the shocking news of the demise of among our appreciated and trustworthy siblings, Ustaadh Mubarak Sulaiman Olanrewaju (Abu Nu’m ān) who was shot at Idi-Ape, Ibadan burglary that took place yesterday, Thursday, 10th of February 2022.

“Mallam Mubarak who remained in the business of his son in a blue beauty salon automobile was wickedly eliminated by unidentified shooters during the burglary of a bullion van which led to the death of 2 law enforcement officers, some other civilians, and left several hurt.

“Before his demise was an aide to our respected dad, Professor AbdulGaniyy Raji, Resident Electoral Commissioner, Osun State, also the Director of Daar Al-Mubaarak Arabic Class and was gladly wed to an illuminating and dignifying sis, former Ameerah MSSN University of Ibadan and former Naibatul Ameerah MSSN Oyo State Area Unit, Sister (Pham) Mufeedah Adebimpe Kareem and blessed with children.

“Indeed, our brother is gone, and his death has actually left lots of in a state of sadness, stating extraordinary memories they showed him. Our sibling lived a meritorious life, he stood for the proliferation of Islam, he impacted in the life of many others and he built a bridge working as a link in between the young generations and elder generation of the Muslim Students. Oh Allah! forgive Mubarak Sulaiman and count him amongst the prisoners of paradise.”