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Oyo Govt Intervenes in Herdsmen-Residents Clash Over Alleged Poisoned Cows in Ido

04 April

The Government of Oyo State, led by Engr. Seyi Makinde has assured citizens and residents of the State of its commitment to peaceful coexistence and safety of the lives and property of its people.

According to a release from the office of the Commissioner for Information & Orientation, Prince Dotun Oyelade, following a recent incident of the death of some grazing cows, allegedly poisoned in Ologolo, Alafara area in Ido local government area of the State.

The information commissioner said the notice was brought forward to the government by residents of the area and relevant authorities promptly sprang into action to douse tension in the area to prevent any form of communal clash between herdsmen and residents of the community.

Prince Oyelade applauded the efforts of the Amotekun Corps, Operation Burst, and the Nigeria Police Force throughout the incident.

He said the Police have already engaged Fulani leaders and the Yoruba community in the Area and security operatives are on vigilant alert 24 hours a day to maintain law and order.

Oyelade therefore urged the residents of the community to continue with their daily engagements without fear or worry as the situation is under control.


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