Oyo Police Chief: Relative peace and calmness were truncated by Sunday Igboho’s visit to Igangan

Ngozi Onadeko, the commissioner of police in the Oyo state has stated that the relative peace and calmness being enjoyed in Igangan community of Ibarapa local government area of Oyo state were truncated by the visit of Sunday Igboho.

The police chief also vowed to bring the masterminds of the attack on Fulani community in Igangan to justice.

She reiterated that the security agencies will not watch while some criminal elements take laws into their hands.

She added that the investigation into the arson and the breach of the peace which occurred at Igangan will be investigated to logical conclusion.

A statement released by the state’s police spokesperson, Olugbenga Fadeyi read;

“Sadly, the relative peace and calmness, being enjoyed, due to the visibility patrols of the security agencies were truncated by the visit of Sunday Igboho to Igangan, at about 1630hrs on 22nd January 2021. 

“The visit had culminated in a mob action by some youths in the town, who, armed with different types of weapons, embarked on arson and a breach of peace. In the process, grievous hurt was committed against one of the police officers, while discharging his statutory duties.

“The commissioner of police will like to reiterate that the security agencies will not watch while some criminal elements take laws into their hands.

“Investigation into the arson and the breach of the peace, which occurred at Igangan will be investigated to logical conclusion and culprits shall be brought to justice.”

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