The Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) B-Zone has condemned the action of Mr. Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a. Igboho led group of freedom fighters who was alledged of burn down legitimate buildings of some non-indigenes at Igangan community in Ibarapa North Local Government a suburb in Oyo state.
The MSSM in press statement jointly signed by Zonal Coordinator of association, Amir Qasim Odedeji, Zonal Secretary, Alhaji Abdul Jalil Abdur Rasag and Public Relations, Engr Bashir Momoh and made available to newsmen in Ibadan said the ultimatum issued to Fulani community in Yoruba land to relocate over unsubstantiated claims of kidnappings, murder and other violent acts.
“This action was purportedly taken on behalf of the entire Yoruba race at the instance of some traditional rulers with a view to ensure the security of lives and properties of the Yorubas occupying the south western part of the country.
MSSN B-Zone described the action as an act of insurgence, a criminal, lawnessness, arson, direct confrontation against the continuous existence of the Nigerian which should be condemned in its totality.
The statement added that the excesses of Sunday Adeyemo Igboho and his followers action does not represent the interest of the Yoruba people which must be curbed outrightly.
The statement stressed that no single group, clan has monopoly of violence, advising the community to look for a lasting solution to farm invasion, kidnap and murder as the case of Igangan.
MSSN commended the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde for coming out to condemn the act and call on all Yoruba leaders to prevail on Youths within the region to eschew violence and act within the confines of the law at all times.
“We are appealing to everyone concerned and affected one way or the other to be calm and avoid any retaliation whatsoever and charged security agencies as a matter of urgency to provide adequate security for lives and properties of all Nigerians wherever they chose to reside in order for people to go about their legitimate businesses without fear or tension.
Lastly, “We call on the Nigerian Government at all levels to tackle with all sense of responsibility by put an end to the issue of farm invasion, kidnapping, murder and all other atrocities as experienced in Igangan community.