A billion van conveying cash to a bank at around Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital has been reportedly attacked by some armed robbers.
The armed robbers were said to have struck at the Idi Ape Junction when traffic light had stopped some vehicles.
Some residents said the hoodlums carted away the money from the bullion van while some said the van was successfully hijacked.
The incident which some said claimed the lives of two policemen reportedly happened at less than one kilometre to the Police Area Command at Testing Ground.
It was gathered that two policemen and some innoccent persons were killed during the operation but these could not be confirmed as at the time of filing this report.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Adewale Osifeso, could not be reached as at the time of filing this report.
— Ibadan Connect (@Ibadanconnect) February 10, 2022
It's so disheartening and Sad to see this Happening in the City of Ibádàn.
This isn't a coincidence that it's happening and shockingly too, the spot where the Robbery took place is just 3minutes Walk to Idi Ape Divisional Police Command and about 5-7minuyes Walk to Oyo State.. pic.twitter.com/We2LyiejLZ
— Tope Crm psc+ (@EmirOfEdo) February 10, 2022
More from the robbery scene, where a bullion van loaded with cash was hijacked and policemen killed at Idi-Ape junction, Iwo Road, Ibadan.
Credit: TVC pic.twitter.com/dfD9dSX5Bk
— BCOS TV (@bcos_tv) February 10, 2022
A robbery attack on bank bullion van conveying cash has just occurred at Ibadan the Oyo state capital. Several police men shot and vehicles damaged. More updates later. @PoliceNG @Gistloversblog1 @MobilePunch @NG_DailyNews @oyostategovt pic.twitter.com/gJxX8rUQK6
— JayCfc (@Jay_2808) February 10, 2022
Sadly, the bullion van robbery attack at Idi Ape, Ibadan happened and the robbers escaped with money. Policemen were killed, passerby hit by bullets (hoping they survive). pic.twitter.com/oYOXMedObh
— Bhadoosky (@BhadmusAkeem) February 10, 2022
VIDEO: Three dead including police escorts in a brutal armed robbery attack on a bullion van at Access Bank, Idi Ape branch, Iwo Road, Ibadan, the Oyo state capital this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/OQYEfBiRTi
— Valiant Samson Idowu-Alaba (@ValiantNig) February 10, 2022