The Divisional Police Officer of Atan-ota in Ogun state,SP Sikiru Olugbenga, has been reported missing while Divisional Crime Officer of the station, Dsp Augustine Ogbeche was said to have been murdered in cold blood on Wednesday.
This was after some unknown thugs attacked the police station and razed it down while also killing a civilian.
A statement by Ogun State Public Relations Officer revealed that Olugbenga suffered serious injury from the hoodlums attack before he went missing.
Some thugs were also said to have attacked Obada-oko divisional headquarters in Ogun state and vandalized it.
The statement added, “In view of this, the Commissioner of Police Ogun State Command is appealing to the youths to eschew violence and embrace peace as violence will do no one good.
” He is equally appealing to traditional institutions, parents and other critical stakeholders to prevail on the youths to stop this carnage and give the government a chance to address the situation.
“The youths are reminded that since the commencement of the protests the police have been nice and civil to them even when some of our men were injured and our stations damaged.. We even went ahead and released all the 36 suspects we arrested.
“However if in the course of handling the protests anybody feels offended we plead understanding and not retaliatory measures including killing and maiming policemen and burning and damaging police stations.
“We will ensure that justice is served any aggrieved person. Please and please let us continue to embrace peace rather than violence. The Command sincerely appeal to the youths. Parents and guardians are also enjoined to help rein in their children and wards” .