Following the Fulani herdsmen crisis in the Ibarapa Local Government Area of Oyo State, the State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, met with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), in Aso Villa, Abuja.
Giving an update at the end of the meeting, the governor said he sought the collaboration of the Federal Government to effectively tackle the security challenges in the state.
Makinde said, “This afternoon, I met with His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on the security situation in Oyo State and seek collaborations required for some of our intended security plans to work effectively.
“I asked for greater synergy between the state and federal security agencies. Also, I requested collaboration with the Nigerian Immigration Service for proper documentation of foreign nationals working in mines in the state. Mr President promised to look into these issues.”