Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko, has dispelled rumours that that the alleged attack on some cows at Alafara community at Ologuneru area of Ibadan, the state capital is linked with the clash between Yoruba and Fulani ethnic tribes, Galaxy TV reports
Onadeko in a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, CSP Olugbenga Fadeyi unveiled that the police received information from a member of the public that some suspected person(s) had invaded a cow settlement at Alafara community, Ologuneru area, killing some cows.
It stated that immediately the information was obtained, police teams were deployed to the area to find out the major cause of the incident.
The police maintained that Investigation into the incident has started whereas the police are on the trail of the perpetrators(s) of the dastardly act.
The Commissioner of Police disclosed that the incident has nothing to do with Fulani/Yoruba clash while she implored the people of Oyo State and the general public to disregard any rumor from any quarters.
Onadeko added that the harmony being enjoyed by residents of the state should not be disrupted in any way by disgruntled elements.
She reassured the commitment of the officers and men of the Command to continue to protect lives and property, and also asked for constant and reliable information from the members of the people of the State, for better service.