The Osun State Police Command on Tuesday dispelled reports that a truck-load of gunmen, suspected to be Hausa-Fulani had on May 5, attacked travellers on the Ife-Ilesha highway.
The spokesman of the command, DSP. Folashade Odoro, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Osogbo that such an incident never took place.
He described the report trending on social media as fictitious and a figment of the imagination of those peddling it.
According to her, there has never been any incident of Hausa-Fulani attack in Osun.
“We don’t have anything like Fulani or Hausa-Fulani attacks in Osun State. Reporters should be mindful of what they report.”