Some soldiers on Friday arrested the chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Kazeem Oyewale also known as Asiri Eniba, in Osogbo Osun capital.
Mr Oyewale, was arrested in the afternoon at his Ojurin, Osogbo motor park office by soldiers.
According to reports, Some residents of Osogbo who witnessed the arrest said that Oyewale and the thugs were caught with two guns, cutlasses and Indian hemp.
An eye witnesses who did not want his name mentioned said: “The soldiers came with a hilux and one hummer bus. They went straight to where Asiri and his boys were. The soldiers took strategic position and surrounded the building where Asiri and his boys were.
“Some of them went inside and we were hearing noises. They later marched out Asiri and like five of his boys. Two of the boys were with guns.
“When the soldiers were matching them into the bus, some thugs were throwing stones at the soldiers and that forced them to be shooting sporadically. The gunshots were much,” he added.
The Osun Police Command is yet to confirm the arrest.