Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has lamented over the killings and burnings that happened in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State on Sunday, June 6th, 2021 by suspected bandits.
He said; “The burning of the Palace of Ashi of Igangan community is a taboo.”
“Concerted efforts towards addressing the challenges of peace and security must as a matter of urgency be topmost priority of the government and relevant stakeholders.”
“Nigeria’s ethnic, sectional and religious diversities ought to serve as source of national unity, cohesion and integration but has over the years constituted serious threat to peace, security, and national development.”
“I urge security agencies to employed native intelligence services in a bid to effectively tackle critical security challenges confronting the country.”
“Security of any country is critical for the development, economic prosperity and democratic principles to thrive; hence the critical issue is the way a country deploys its strategic security responses to protect the citizens.”