Story By Akinola Emmanuel
Following some reports on social media on how the One Million Boys gang leader, Ebila Biola was murdered in Ibadan on Sunday.
The Oyo State Police Command, through the State Police Publicity Officer, Superintendent of Police, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi has denied reports that linked the killing of the gang leader to the personnel of the Oyo State Police Command.
SP Olugbenga Fadeyi in a press release that was made available to the press, in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital, on Monday, which a copy was made available to journalist said :The attention of the Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, has been drawn to a caption on social media on how Police murdered ‘One Million Boys’ gang leader.
“The Commissioner of Police wishes to put the record straight that the ‘One Million Boys’ gang leader, Biola a.k.a Ebila was not killed by the Oyo State Police Command personnel. He had been on the wanted list of the Oyo State Police Command over the death of one Moshood Oladokun a.k.a Ekugbemi, the leader of a rival cult group in Ibadan who was murdered on 11th April, 2020 at Sokelu village Olunde Area, Ibadan.
The release further stated thus ; that “the members of the rival armed groups had been unleashing mayhem on innocent members of the public in parts of Ibadan metropolis for several years, attacked, robbed and also inflicted severe bodily injuries on some innocent members of the public.
Ebila had invaded Oyo State Police Command’s arrests for three consecutive times before he met his alleged waterloo on Sunday 12th July, 2020.
“The Commissioner of Police however wishes to assure the law abiding members of the public that Oyo State Police Command is on top of the situation and again warns all contending interest to desist from any action or cause of action or be ready to face the consequences of their actions or inactions and the full wrath of the law.