Gov Abiodun Insists On Investigation to Farmers/Herders Clash


Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has ordered the security agencies in the state to investigate the recent clash between herdsmen and farmers in the Yewa area of the state that led to the loss of a life and destruction of properties.

The governor in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin at the weekend in Abeokuta said a special Task Force that will maintain presence in all areas of the state prone to herders/ farmers conflict to maintain peace and quickly respond to any form of violence or crimes has been constituted.

“The government is immediately setting up a joint security patrol team / task force involving all security agencies in the state to not only deal with the situation, but to also nip in the bud any threat to violence or criminality”, the governor was quoted as saying, adding “our first priority in Ogun State is the safety of lives and properties of everyone, and we will not compromise on that” Abiodun who gave the order in Abeokuta at the end of the state Security Council meeting, also directed that those behind the recent violence in Eggua in Yewa North area local government area of the state should be brought to justice.

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