*asks residence to be vigilant at praying ground during Eid El Kabir celebrations
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Oyo State Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress ( OPC) , Iba Gani Adams faction, Comrade Rotimi Olumo on Sunday alerted that a Fulani warlord, Wakili and his boys are planning to launch fresh bloody attacks on residents of Igbo Ora, Idere, Tapa, Ayete, and Igangan in Ibarapaland.
Speaking with newsmen in Ibadan, Comrade Olumo said going by the information at the disposal of OPC in Oyo State, the planned attacks by the Fulani warlord and his boys is to be carried out before or after the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
Specifically, Comrade Olumo advised residence in Ibarapaland to be vigilant at the Eid praying ground during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration in their various towns and communities.
He stressed that following the said information, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has directed him and all members of OPC in ibarapaland to ensure that the alleged plans and plot to cause crisis in ibarapa be averted.
Stressing that OPC has put a lot of strategies in making sure that there is peace in Ibarapa region of Oyo state, Comrade Olumo stated, ” wehave been crying out over the killings of innocent citizens in Ibarapa land for a very long time.
He however, disclosed that OPC in Oyo State ” is battle ready to curtail the excesses of Wakili and his boys in Igbo Ora and Igangan”, and that
residence of Ibarapaland should be extra careful at each of the praying grounds during the festivities
Expressing disappointment that three of his members that captured Wakili was detained before they were released asked the Nigeria police force and order relevant security agencies to be at alert about the plans by the Wakili boys to attack Igangan again.
” One wonders why Wakili and his boys are interested in the killings and kidnappings of innocent citizens in Oyo state. OPC will not fold their harms and allow Wakili and his boys to be causing crisis in Ibarapa region.”.
Comrade Olumo while tasking the Oyo state government to curb the menace being caused by some unscrupulous Fulani who are bent on causing brigandage, kidnapping and killings in Ibarapaland land
called on all the traditional ruler in Ibarapaland land to come out in clear terms to resist the activities of Fulani herdsmen and Wakili in their domain.