The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekum, Col. Olayinka Olayanju has declared that Ibarapa geo-political zone in the state is safe.
Olayanju maintained that the area is free of killer herdsmen and kidnappers.
Our correspondent learnt that there are three local government areas in the zone-Ibarapa East, Ibarapa North and Ibarapa Central.
PLATINUMPOST gathered that the three local government areas have been engulfed with reported cases of kidnapping and killing of innocent citizens.
Olayanju however in a statement made available to journalists on Monday stated that the area is now safe for all and sundry.
According to him, farmers and the law-abiding people in the area are going about their businesses without molestation.
“Anyone desirous of finding out the truth about the security situation in Ibarapaland contrary to the video/ audio being circulated in various forum can key into this opportunity.
“I will personally provide escorts to and from Ibadan to Igangan general areas anytime this week.
“You can organise yourselves and inform me if you are interested in finding out the true position of things in Ibarapaland.
“I will be ready to move, just give me 10hrs headstart.
“I am in Aiyete and I ‘ve been moving around Ibarapaland freely, no one has reported any adverse security issue to me apart from isolated case involving a fulani mansaid to have been killed in his house in a remote village around Eruwa in Ibarapa East on Saturday, by yet to be identified assailants. No security challenges observed in Ibarapa Central and North contrary to rumours been peddled.
“We are fully on the trail of those responsible for the said murder in conjunction with other security agencies and we assure all that the attackers and their motives will soon be uncovered.”