A soldier identified as Josiah Peter and two other persons were reportedly killed in a clash between men of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), soldiers and some smugglers in Igbo-Ora town, Oyo state.
The incident happened on Friday.
According to the State Police Command through its Public Relations Officer, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, “Information further revealed that smugglers attacked Federal Operation Unit, FOU Customs at Igboora,. In a swift response to assist the FOU team, the Border Drill Patrol also came under attack and one Lieutenant of Nigerian Army Josiah Peter was shot and later died. Investigation has commenced, please.”