Police arrest suspects linked to Ifon/Ilobu communal clash in Osun


CITIZENS COMPASS —The Osun State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the unfortunate communal clash between IFON and ILOBU communities of the state. 

The Command, while calling for calm over the incident which led to the disruption of peace in the affected community on January 29, 2024, noted that it has deployed proactive measures to restore peace to the community and forestall any further breakdown of law and order.

Unfortunately, two persons lost their lives to the incident and the corpses have been deposited in the mortuary at UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital.

Meanwhile one Mojeed Oyewumi Alani ‘M’ and one other who were arrested with Weapons and Criminal Charms by Police operatives for their role in the communual clash have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation. 

The Commissioner of Police, CP Bzigu Dali Kwazhi, mni, while commiserating with victims of the unfortunate incident appeals to the members of the general public, especially the people living in the warring communities to remain calm as discreet investigation has commenced.


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