Fulani-Indigenes’ Clash: Makinde Preaches Peace, Visits Iganna
The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde has urged the people of Iganna in Iwajowa local government to allow peace reign in the community after a clash between the indigenes and Fulanis led to deaths of several people.
The Governor urged them to shun retaliatory attacks that had become the norm in the area and appreciated the security agencies for quelling the crisis.
The Governor stated this in his Twitter handle over the weekend after his visit to the community and scenes of attacks.
“This afternoon, we visited Iganna Town for an on-the-spot assessment following the clashes between Fulanis and indigenes two days ago which led to the loss of lives and properties.
“I urged all residents to stop the cycle of violence and retaliatory attacks and thanked the security agencies whose timely intervention helped to contain and de-escalate the situation.
”I promised that we would work with the security agencies to ensure that the victims received justice and that the culprits were brought to book. May the souls of the victims rest in peace,” he maintained.