One Million Boys’ gang leader Biola Ebila shot dead in Ibadan
The leader of the notorious gang,”One Million boys”, Biola Ebila, who had been on the most wanted list of the Oyo StatePoliceCommand, has been killed inIbadanafter a reported gun duel between him and a rival gang.
Until his death at the Olomi area ofIbadan, Biola Ebila was the leader of a dreaded ‘One Million Boys’, a violent gang that has caused violence in the state.
Ebila had been declared wanted by thepoliceover his alleged involvement in the killing of a leader of another notorious gang, Ekugbemi on May 12.
According to information gathered, the deceased was shot dead at the Olomi area ofIbadanduring a violent clash. Another source claimed that the gang leader was shot by the operation Burst security agents when he was resisting arrest
While confirming his death, the Oyo StatePolicePublic Relations Officer, SP Gbenga Fadeyi told newsmen in an interview that the corpse of the notorious gang, Biola Ebila was brought to thepolicein a commercial tricycle.
The Oyo statepolicePRO said,
“A REPORT REACHING ME FROM KUDETI AXIS STATED THAT THE LEADER OF A NOTORIOUS GANG,ONE MILLION BOYS, EBILA HAS BEEN KILLED.” “HIS CORPSE WAS BROUGHT IN A COMMERCIAL TRICYCLE. I DON’T HAVE INFORMATION YET ABOUT THE CAUSE OF HIS DEATH. HIS BOYS HAVE BEEN MAKING FRANTIC EFFORTS TO PREVENT THEPOLICEFROM HAVING ACCESS INTO THAT KUDETI AREA FOR MANY DAYS.” TO PREVENT THE BREAKDOWN OF LAW AND ORDER, THEPOLICECOMMAND HAS DEPLOYED ITS MEN TO THE AREA. “OUR MEN HAD BEEN DISPATCHED TO THE AREA TO INVESTIGATE THE INCIDENT. WHEN PROPERLY BRIEFED, WE SHALL BE ABLE TO GIVE A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED. FOR NOW, I CANNOT TELL YOU MUCH,” HE SAID.
He further asserted that the dead gang leader had been long declared wanted by thepolice. Both One Million Boys, Idi Igi Boys have caused several violent attacks in Ibadan leading to the death of some people and destruction of property.