Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has declared that his administration will do everything possible to prevent miscarriage of justice on the recent arrests of some members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and an alleged ethnic warlord, Iskilu Wakili, in Kajola area of Ibarapa North Local Government.
Governor Makinde stated this on Monday, March 8, 2021, in Ibadan, appealing to residents of the State to remain calm and refrain from ethnic profiling.
According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Governor said the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP Ngozi Onadeko, has already given the assurance that a thorough investigation would be launched into the security situation; urging the people to have trust in Government, as it will continue to work in the interest of the people of the State, with a view to ensuring that there is no miscarriage of justice.
The Governor noted that his Government will do everything within its power to ensure that only those found wanting or those who have broken the law would be dealt with in accordance with the law of the land.
He said: “People should not go into overdrive. I have asked the Commissioner of Police to see me today and I have been given the assurance that they will do a thorough investigation into the security situation in the area.