Nigeria, April 29 -- The Oyo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun, has announced the arrest of 11 suspected bandits in the state.

The commandant of the security corps, Olayinka Olayanju, said in a statement on Thursday that the suspects were arrested in Kajola and Saki areas while mounting roadblocks on major roads.

According to Mr Olayanju, his team was assisted by operatives of the Oodua Peoples Congress and the Vigilante Group of Nigeria.

"Operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency comprising Amotekun corps collaborating with OPC and VGN apprehended six bandits at Kajola local government area of Oyo state while on their joint routine patrol in the early hours of April 29, 2021, along two separate routes within the council...