Hon. Lawal Lateef Akorede, Chairman of Ibarapa North local government area, on Saturday held a crucial security meeting with kings and chiefs of the three towns in the local government namely, Igangan, Ayete and Tapa.
The meeting which has in local hunters and youth was on how to tackle the menace of bandits and killer herdsmen.
Remember that suspected bandits attacked Igangan recently and killed many people. The palace of the monarch, Asigagan of Igangan was also set on fire and several other properties were destroyed in the attack.
While speaking, Akorede discussed the security plans on the ground to tackle the security challenges, while charging the people to allow the incoming solution so the best and desired results can be achieved
He added that the Oyo state government-led by Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged to support local hunters and vigilantes with necessary things that will help tackle insecurity in the area.
He also revealed that Ibarapa North Local government will be receiving soldiers, urging the traditional rulers and the youth to welcome them as they will helping the local vigilantes and hunters.
Finally, he added that the local government will employ about a hundred capable people to join the vigilante group.