The Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has invited the State’s Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko on the recent twist in the security situation in Kajola, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the State.
The Governor reassured that he is aware of the goings-on in the region and that his administration is doing everything within its powers to ensure justice.
He added that anyone found guilty of the law, irrespective of ethnic background or religion will be dealt with in accordance with the law of the land.
This he disclosed on Monday at an event held at the Executive Chamber of the Governor’s office, Agodi Ibadan with top government functionaries and select school students as guests.
The event had a symbolic presentation of school notebooks to secondary school students across the state.
Members of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) on Sunday apprehended a suspected kidnap kingpin, Iskilu Wakili in Ayete, Ibarapa area of the state.
But the joy of the apprehension was cut short when the police arrested the OPC members for carrying out the arrest on the dreaded Wakili, accusing them (OPC members) of arson and murder.
Makinde said “I am aware of what is going on in Kajola in Ibarapa North local government area of Oyo state. I will like to use this opportunity to tell our people that, the government is doing everything within its power to ensure that there is no miscarriage of justice.
“Anyone that is found wanting or that has broken the law, irrespective of their ethnic background or their religion will be dealt with in accordance with the law of the land.
“So, people shouldn’t go into overdrive.
“I have asked the Commissioner of Police to see me today and I have been given the assurance that they will do a thorough investigation into the security situations in the area