Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has reacted to the invasion of Iganga town in Oyo North Senatorial District of Oyo State by gunmen.
DAILY POST had gathered that the gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen invaded the town on Saturday night and left Sunday morning.
They also killed several residents of the town.
Governor Akeredolu in a tweet on Sunday evening ordered the immediate and joint operation of the security operatives in the South West.
He said there will be no compromise in protecting the lives of people and their livelihoods.
“I have directed the Commanders of the South West Security Network, Amotekun, to convoke a joint security meeting of all Commanders in the South West to commence joint operations in the region immediately.
“We must reiterate the fact that certain elements are bent on causing friction among the peoples of this country with the sole aim of achieving a pernicious end.
“We on our part are resolved to defend our people, their property, and all legitimate means of livelihood against both internal and external aggression. On this, there will be no compromise,” he wrote.