The commissioner police of Oyo state, Ngozi Onadeko has said that the relative peace and calmness being enjoyed in Igangan has being truncated by Sunday Igboho.
According to the statement released by the state’s police spokesman Olugbenga Fadeyi, Onadeko vowed to bring themasterminds of the attack on Fulani herdsmen in Igangan community to justice.
She also stated that the security agencies will not watch while criminals take laws into their hands. She also stated that the visit caused a mob action which led to the breach of peace.
The statement reads;
“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.”