The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the death of notorious group ‘one million boys’ leader, Biola Ebila in Olomi area of Ibadan.
One Million Boys is the code-name of a robbery gang known for its notorious robbery activities around Lagos and its surroundings.
The hand was originally formed in Ajegunle by a group of about 20 boys with the objective of “fighting perceived injustice in the city, some members of the group, however, hijacked the group into being involved in robbery activities, rape and maiming.
While confirming his death, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Oyo State, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, said: “The information reaching me from the Divisional Police Officer, Idi-Arere, revealed that his corpse and that of his colleagues who confronted the policemen strategically deployed to that axis were brought with a tricycle to Kudeti area.
“At that instance, two of their members were also arrested, so they retrieved and brought the corpses to the station.
“He has been on the wanted list of the police and the police have been trailing him.
“What actually transpired and details on how he was killed, I don’t have it now, but he has been confirmed dead.’’
Ebila, who had been on the wanted list of Oyo State Police Command was reportedly killed around Olomi area of Ibadan.
The deceased was declared wanted by the State Police Command for alleged involvement in the murder of another Ibadan gang leader, Ekugbemi, on May 12.