Ibadan Violence: Governor Makinde Tours Affected Areas

Ibadan Violence: Governor Makinde Tours Affected Areas
  • PublishedJune 17, 2021

Oyo State governor Seyi Makinde on Thursday condemned the recent violence in Iwo Road axis of Ibadan which led to the death of two persons.
The governor, who toured the affected area, said the government will bring perpetrators of the act to book.
Recall that Osun Defender had earlier reported that two persons confirmed dead when suspected men of the Oyo State Park Management System under the leadership of Mr Mukaila Lamidi (also known as Auxiliary) allegedly attacked some shop owners in the Iwo Road area of Ibadan.
Makinde described the occurrence as unfortunate, adding that his government has ordered investigations into the violent act.
This was contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, quoted the governor saying that the government will sanitise Iwo Road and equally review the Park Management System.
According to him, “I visited the scene of the Iwo Road incident this morning. The loss of lives during the incident that occurred is unfortunate and should never have happened.
“I give you my word that we will ensure that everyone involved in the dastardly act is brought to book”.

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