The Senator representing Ogun West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Sen. Tolu Odebiyi, has raised alarm over fleeing Igangan killer herdsmen, making incursions into Sagada in Imeko/Afon and other adjoining areas in Yewa North Local Government area of Ogun State.
After the widely reported killings of residents of Igangan in Oyo State, the Ogun West Senator who is deeply concerned about the current spate of killings in the country, described the act as “alarming”.
Recent report has it that three persons were killed in Imeko, Ogun State by fleeing herdsmen from Igangan in Oyo State. The victims, according to report, also confirmed by the Balogun of Imeko Isale, Chief Ganiu Akinyele, were Femi Bara, John Taiwo and Tunde Taiwo. The victims were killed and the motorcycle they rode on taken away, while coming from Ologede around 11pm on Sunday.
The Senator calls on the security agencies to live up to their responsibilities in stemming the tide and address the anomaly troubling trend, while beefing up security around Yewa North and Ogun State as a whole.
The Senator further said that there is a need to come together to develop a coordinated security structure with the aim of strengthening the internal security by monitoring all our forests and communities.
Odebiyi also said, “As government, we cannot sit idle or fold our arms and watch as our people are being terrorised and murdered in cold blood. We all need to close ranks and come up with strategies in order to save the lives of the people we serve. The situation is becoming unbearable.”
The senator sympathized with all the innocent souls that have been allegedly murdered by killer herdsmen