As parts of the measures employed by the Oyo State Government to curb the rising security issues in the state, the family heads in in Ibadan land, otherwise known as Authentic Mogajis on Thursday announced that hoodlums in the state have agreed to a cease fire pact, adding that they would table feedback from the hoodlums before the governor of the state, Engr. Seyi Makinde in the coming week to discuss the way forward.
It would be recalled that due to the recent developments as regards security in the State, the state government had, last week, set up a committee which includes security agencies and the family heads in Ibadan North East and Ibadan South East local governments to mediate between the government and the hoodlums.
The Mogajis committee set up by the governor of the state to mediate between the state government and the hoodlums are Mogaji Olawale Oladoja, Mogaji Abass Oloko, Mogaji Fatai Olanrewaju, Mogaji Abdu Jelili Adanla, and Mogaji Mosudi Akere.
Leaders of the hoodlums in Ibadan North East local government are; Dada Oto fondly called Packaging, S.O.J and 350 boys.
Also in Ibadan South East are; Kabiru Ojuyobo, Baba Ele, 420 boys, Alhaja Sakiratu Tinko, and iya gbogbo Awon boys.
In a statement issued by the spokesperson, Mogaji Wale Oladoja, the family heads said the hoodlums have agreed to cease fire.
The statement further assured the people of the state of maximum security in few weeks time, saying “our intervention in a week has been yielding positive result.”
The statement reads in part: “Following our meeting with some of our family members who are engaging in some violence activities in Ibadan land, we have talked to them as our younger ones and they have agreed to a ceasefire. We, therefore, give the foreigners in the bush ultimatum to leave Oyo State.
“We are waiting for a final directive from the governor of the state to lead the troop to the bushes and flush them out. We are worried about the security challenges in the state, especially Ibadan land. We are happy with the feedback we received from our brothers in Ibadan land that the crisis would be soon over,” the statement said.
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