Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has raised alarm revealing that armed terrorists now occupy elements of Oyo State.
He talked about particular areas the terrorists at the moment are occupying.
In response to him, intelligence indicated that they had been at Previous Oyo Recreation Reserve at Sooro village in Kishi city, Irepo Native Authorities of Oyo State.
He recalled his alarm late August that a whole lot of males had been seen on bikes heading in the direction of the realm.
The Aare warned that the event posed an excellent hazard to the safety of the complete South-West.
In an announcement on Wednesday, Adams alerted that the sects had been concerned in rape, kidnap of locals, threats to livelihoods in addition to entry to forest assets.
The Yoruba chief mentioned youngsters, the aged and girls are essentially the most hit by the violent actions of outlaws.
“I’ve obtained quite a few reviews from Kishi, North-West of Oyo State. The reviews vary from ceaseless kidnapping, rape and risk to lives of Yoruba folks within the Oke Ogun space with Kishi as the current hub of terrorist assaults. It’s my accountability to alert the general public and in addition the related authorities”, he mentioned.
Noting that Oyo has the most important land mass in South-West and listed because the 14th in Nigeria, Adams declared that the agenda was to occupy Yorubaland.
He added that Oyo retains a conventional route that hyperlinks Sokoto State and in addition borders Ogun State, South of Kwara State and the Republic of Benin and within the East by Osun State.
“The occupation of the land by armed teams is an assault on Yoruba heritage and civilisation. A part of the forest hosts the sacred tabernacle of historic Yoruba Alaafin whose graves had been positioned in elements of the forest. The killing and kidnapping of over 100 folks is horrifying and worrisome.
“The data are there. The latest Intelligence report from Kishi is simply too horrifying as a result of terrorists have taken over the realm, with the variety of victims rising by the day. We have to react to those mindless killings due to the timing and exigencies. I’ve despatched the report back to the Oyo state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde.
“I’ve additionally alerted the Director-Basic of Amotekun in Oyo state. I’ve additionally knowledgeable the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, by a message to his Assistant, and I’ve knowledgeable the Okere of Saki”, he mentioned.