Ekiti- Travellers to Ekiti, Ondo and Osun states were briefly delayed on Wednesday as gun-wielding soldiers manning strategic points on the highway stopped their buses for search, Punch reports.
The soldiers peeped into the boots of the buses, asked the drivers about the contents of the bags and thereafter waved to them to drive on upon being satisfied with the responses.
The driver of a Hiace bus who drove at a high speed had to suddenly apply the brakes at Ita Ore Junction en route Ekiti when a soldier menacingly pointed his gun at him.
One of the passengers travelling to Ekiti State, Solomon Ilori, told our correspondent that he noticed the presence of the soldiers on Monday when he was travelling to Oyo State.
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- News 24