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Gani Adams raises alarm over murder of four in Oyo by herders, urges police to be professional

Aare Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has raised alarm over the killing of four men at Idiyan village, Igangan, Oyo state by men believed to be Abdullah Iskilu Wakili’s followers.

The four men were hacked to death at the village, with two of them said be members of the community police in the area.

Three of the bodies of the men hacked to death

Adams, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, said the four men were killed in the most gruesome manner,adding that the audio and pictorial evidences at his disposal indicated that the killers have been terrorising the village and its environs, engaging in untold kidnapping, killing.

The statement added that assailants have also collected over 800 million naira as ransom from their captives.

Adams, expressed worry that the security situation in the southwest is becoming too worrisome, maintaining that the situation could have been so worse if not for the efforts of the OPC.

The OPC leader, while reacting to the arrest of four members of the OPC that nabbed the notorious kidnapper, said it is purely an admittance of failure for the police to arrest the gallant men that had assisted them in nabbing the notorious kidnapper, Wakili and three of his men.

Wakili at the police station


He urged the police to release the members, and concentrate on getting rid of the Igangan forests of bandits and kidnappers.

He also warned criminal herders to stay away from the region, disclosing that OPC and other local security operatives will continue to ensure that the region is safe for residents.