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Ibadan killing: Perpetrators’ll be apprehended – Oyo CP

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NORMALCY has returned to Igangan, Ibarapa North area of Oyo State following the attack on the residents at the weekend by some unknown gunmen which led to the deaths of 11people.

  This was made possible following the use of intelligence and tactical apparatuses consisting of Police Mobile Force personnel, patrol units and other tactical teams with local hunters and vigilantes from the community.

  According to the Secretary, Igangan Farmers Association, Mr. Taiwo Adeagbo, people have started going about their businesses.

  Earlier, the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Ngozi Onadeko had assured residents that the perpetrators would be brought to book.

  The Commissioner of Police further appealed to the people of Igangan community to trust the system and shun self help in obtaining justice.

  Some suspected armed bandits in their numbers had invaded Igangan community in early hours of Sunday to unleash mayhem on members of the community.

  A number of vehicles and buildings including the palace of the Asigangan of Igangan town and a filling station were burnt down.

  Meanwhile, The South West Security Network, codenamed, Amotekun has begun a joint operations in all the South West states of the country to prevent recurrence.

 In another development, the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr. Adebo Ogundoyin has held an urgent security meeting with elders, heads of security agencies and other stakeholders in Ibarapa land.

  The meeting, held at Ayete in Ibarapa North Local Government had in attendance the Police Area Commander, Ibarapa, CSP Ojo Emmanuel, Political functionaries from the zone, local government chairmen in the area, community leaders and other stakeholders.

  The Speaker said the meeting was meant to assess the situation, know the cause of the attack, put security operatives on red alert and put other urgent measures in place to forestall further attacks.

  Ogundoyin said he rushed to Ibarapa land because the unprovoked attack was hellish and the casualty and the level of destruction were inconceivable and monumental.

  “There’s increased tension in Ibarapa land as we speak. This latest attack was yet, another unprovoked assault. This is a well orchestrated attack on our people by blood sucking vampires. This is sad. We need to be more united than ever before to face this rampaging bandits and blood thirsty evils.

  The Area Commander, Ibarapa, MrOjo Emmanuel assured that security has reinforced in Igangan and its environs and appealed to residents to assist with useful information.

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