OYO, Nigeria – The situation in the town of Ogbomoso in Oyo State is currently tense.
This followed the attack on the palace of Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi.
There are reports that hoodlums have hijacked the End SARS protests.
To maintain law and order, reinforcement of security has been ordered.
Operation Burst teams have been deployed to different areas.
The unit comprises personnel of different security agencies.
They are being joined by operatives from Ilorin, Kwara State.
“A combined team of Operation Burst from Ibadan and a unit from Ilorin are now on ground in Ogbomoso to help keep the peace, protect the peaceful and innocent and also stop criminal elements.
“Soun of Ogbomoso, yesterday and today personally appealed to this group to stop violence”, Sunday Dare, Minister of Youths and Sports tweeted.