Oyo Gov. Plans Roadmap to Peace in Ibarapa
Oyo State Government is to set up a Peace and Security Committee to ensure necessary interventions and mediation that would enhance peace in troubled areas of the state especially Ibarapa zone
The Onidere of Idere and the Secretary of the Ibarapa Traditional Council, Oba Aderoju Kingsley said this in an interview with journalists after a closed door meeting of the Ibarapa traditional council with Governor Seyi Makinde at the Agodi Government house, Ibadan.
Oba Aderoju explained that peace has since returned to Ibarapa land, with the people going about their activities after the recent visit of the Governor to the zone
The Onidere noted that apart from herdsmen, the traditional council of Ibarapa requested the state government to rid the region of all criminal element for it to contribute positively to the development of the state
It would be recalled that there was security breaches in Ibarapaland recently between herdsmen and farmers which had resulted in the destruction of lives and properties .
The closed door meeting between the traditional rulers in the region and governor Seyi Makinde was part of moves to address security lapses in the area.