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The Chairman, Police Community Relations Committee, Ogun state chapter, Samson Popoola has warned all religious leaders to desist from night activities and large gatherings as a result of the persistent attacks of gunmen .
The ACP, Salaudeen Lawal hosted a security summit in Yewa on the 21st of June 2022, which included all DPO’s in Yewa North, Imeko-Afon, Imasayi, Igbogila and environs alongside with the Chairman Yewa North Local government, Hon Gabriel Ogunyomi and his vice Mrs Bukky Omoyayi,religious leaders, communities representatives and the Fulani residents as well.
Popoola in a statement advised that until further notice, vigil and Tahajud should be on hold for now and the traditionalists too have been warned to desist from night activities.
The statement reads in part “I also enjoined residents to be on alert should in case of any suspicious movement, to call on security agents as they made their contacts available to the public at the meeting.
“There’s an urgent need to live in unity and peace irrespective of ethnic differences.
“The police and Alaye in council frown at cultism and hooliganism in our society, and in the process of this, the Alaye in council assured the people that the council is ready to demote or dethrone any chief found guilty or being custodian, parents of this criminals in our society.”
In the same development, the auditor of the Yewa North Patriotic forum, Mr Akintunde advised the security agents to have a separate meeting with the Association of Okada riders and road transport workers in the area as they have vital role to play as regards the issue of insecurity in that axis of the state.