The Osun State Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode has ordered the Area Commander and Divisional Police Officers within the Area of Responsibility (AOR) in which the violence erupted (Irepodun and Orolu LGA) to enforce 24-hour curfew declared by the State Government of Osun State with immediate effect. SP Opalola Yemisi Olawoyin, the Police Public Relations Officer of the State disclosed this in a press statement.
It should be noted that, the State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew in Irepodun and Orolu Local Government Areas of the State, following the violence that broke out between Ilobu and Erin-Osun communities on Saturday.
The Commissioner of Police enjoins citizens and residents of the affected Local Government Areas to comply with the directive of the Government which has been emplaced until further notice, as anyone found violating the curfew and those responsible for the violence shall be made to face the full wrath of the law.
CP also enjoins all the good citizens of the State to be peaceful and to be law abiding as all efforts shall be made to protect life and properties within the State.