The Are Ona Kakanfo-in-Council has declared that terrorists and killer Fulani herdsmen are now in Oke Ogun Area of Oyo state.
In a communiqué issued at the end of its extra ordinary meeting, the Council under the Chairman of Iba Gani Adams says its in possession of intelligence information gathered from within and outside the country as regard the operations of the group.
According to the Communiqué signed by Babajide Tanimowo on behalf Gani Adam, the council disclosed that the intelligence report also reveals that suspected ISIS operatives have already positioned themselves in Niger State via Ìbàrùbá land and are now within the Òkè-ògùn corridor of Ọ̀yọ́ State.
Not only this, Are Ona Kakanfo in council added that about 500 power bikes and assorted armour belonging to the terrorists have been physically sighted along the abandoned Lusada route moving towards Sokoto, from Igbó-ọrà in Ọ̀yọ́ State.
The council also enjoined all Southwest governors, as well as the Governors of Kwara and Kogi States, to emulate the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, by directing their citizens to apply for gun licence for self-defence against the marauding terrorists and killer herdsmen.
Furthermore, the council urged the federal government to take urgent steps to tighten Nigeria’s borders, especially the lengthy and porous borders with northern West African neighbours, with a view to stopping the illegal entry of killer herdsmen and other criminals into the country.