Xenophobic Attack: Mob burns MTN office in Ibadan


Youths in Ibadan have allegedly set the Bodija, office of Telecommunication Company, MTN in Ibadan, Oyo state.

The fire incident had occurred about 9pm on Tuesday.

This is coming after a recent Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

The attack resulted in gridlock as vehicles passing through Agodi government secretariat road en route the University of Ibadan are having a hectic time, navigating the road.

The state police command has also deployed anti-riot policemen to other MTN outlets in the city.

Similarly a fire incident was aborted on Tuesday evening as youths attacked the MTN service centre located at Mobil Bus Stop on MKO Abiola Way.

Youths in their scores mobilised themselves and vandalised the frontage of the company around 6:00 p.m.

They were stopped from entering the multimillion naira office by policemen who were deployed by the state police command.

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