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In Oyo Police commissioner meets with herdsmen, farmers, over perennial clashes

Ajisebutu said the commissioner met and discussed areas of common interest between farmers and herdsmen.

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A nomadic man leading a herd of cows. play

A nomadic man leading a herd of cows.

(lindaikejisblog)

Oyo State Police Commissioner, Mr Samuel Adegbuyi, on Thursday met with herdsmen, farmers and villagers in Saki Town to find lasting solution to recurrent clashes over grazing in some parts of the state.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), Adekunle Ajisebutu, who spoke with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the commissioner met and discussed areas of common interest between farmers and herdsmen.

“We have reached an agreement to work together to achieve peace in all our communities, police will always ensure that everyone is safe,’’ he added.

“The police commissioner also used the visit to sensitise officers and men on the `Change Begin With Me” campaign of the President,’’ he said

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Ajisebutu, also said that the commissioner used the visit to familiarise with the area as well as inspect facilities at Iganna in Iwajowa Council Area for the proposed Police Area Command office.

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