Ibadan Magistrate court has remanded seven Yoruba agitators who invaded Amuludun station of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Moniya in Akinyele local government area at Abolongo Correction Centre, Oyo.
The suspects who are arraigned on a 4 count charge of Conspiracy, treason and two count charge of armed robbery are, Noah Atoyebi, Adeleke Gbenga AbdulGaniyu Mustaoha and Ifagbola Elijah.
Others are; Oladapo Ajala and Rasheed Jimoh.
The suspects were arraigned on a 4-count at Ibadan Magistrate court on Monday but there plea was not taken
Magistrate P.O. Adetuyi ordered them to be remanded to be remanded at Abolongo Correction Centre, Oyo while the case is adjourned to 13th September 2023.
Magistrate Adetuyi stated that the case file would be duplicated and sent to the Director of Public Prosecution for advice
It would be recalled that the suspects had on Sunday, May 28, 2023 hijacked the airwaves of the Amuludun station of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, (FRCN).
They allegedly collected all the valuables including the mobile handsets of the broadcast staff on duty thereby making it impossible for them to communicate with the outside world.
The alleged agitators took over the station and broadcasted live.
The leader of the team, as reliably gathered, headed straight to the broadcast studio and was on air for almost one hour.
The broadcast; “We are being sent to inform the people that Yoruba people have been freed. Henceforth, no more to Police and Army harassment. We are hereby calling for the release of our brothers and sisters that are serving jail term.