Iskilu Wakili: Governor Makinde finally reacts to arrest of notorious kidnapper

Iskilu Wakili: Governor Makinde finally reacts to arrest of notorious kidnapper

- Seyi Makinde has promised to protect the interest of Oyo people regarding the arrest of Iskilu Wakili

- Recall that the criminal was recently arrested by members of the Oodua Peoples Congress

- The incident occurred at Kajola in Ibarapa local government area of the state

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Oyo governor, Seyi Makinde, has reacted to the arrest of Iskilu Wakili, a notorious kidnaper disturbing the peace of the state.

Recall that the kidnapper's issue had generated controversy after he was arrested by men of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC).

Iskilu Wakili: Governor Makinde finally reacts over arrest of notorious kidnapper
Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has promised to protect the interest of his people regarding the arrest of Iskilu Wakili. Photo: @Seyimakinde
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After he was arrested and brought before the police, the OPC members who brought him in were also detained.

In his reaction, the governor called for calm, saying that the administration is aware of the situation.

He said his government is taking all the steps needed to ensure that the interest of Oyo people is protected.

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The governor appealed to all law-abiding citizens of the state to remain calm and go about their everyday activities.

Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Oyo state police command detained three members of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) who arrested the suspected kidnapper.

Wakili has been accused of being responsible for violent crimes in the Ayete area of Ibarapaland in Oyo state.

Gbenga Fadeyi, the police spokesperson in the state, accused members of the OPC who arrested the suspect of committing murder.

Meanwhile, Adedeji Oluwole, the OPC sector coordinator who led his operatives to arrest Wakili, expressed shock that the police detained three of his men after they handed over the suspect.

He said that they did not hurt the suspect when they arrested him.

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