A shootout between Customs officials and rice smugglers had resulted in the killing of some residents in Iseyin, a town in the Oke Ogun area of Oyo State.
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He described the death of Prof. Olaleye as a massive loss to the country, the academia and especially Oyo State, where he served as a key part of the COVID-19 Task Force since the outbreak of the virus in March 2020.
Makinde, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, in Ibadan on Monday, said the late Sarkin Hausawa would be sorely missed, asserting that Zungeru had been like a father to him since their paths crossed some years ago.
MURIC’s position was contained in a statement by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, in the early hours of Monday.
The governor, who was speaking at a special Thanksgiving Service to mark the 66th birthday of the presiding Pastor of Livingspring Chapel International, Pastor Femi Emmanuel, held at the Livingspring Chapel International, Dominion City, Aduloju, Ibadan, said that his government has invested heavily in security more than any of the previous governments in the state.
The Ibadan Advancement Group said this in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Dr. Marooph Adegoke, on Friday.
The governor stated this while hosting the Joint National Assembly Committee on Aviation in his office on Thursday.
Makinde, who stated this while paying the traditional sallah visits to Islamic and political leaders in Ibadan, the state capital, urged those trying to use religion to divide the people to desist.
The Deputy Governor said this when he spoke with newsmen after the Sallah prayer by Muslim faithfuls.
Mr Samuel Akande, the RIFAN chairman in the state, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Ibadan.
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control reported 203 additional COVID-19 cases and one COVID-19 related death.
It maintained that part of the land, which was designed as a recreation centre since the creation of Bodija Estate, was used to build a mosque and a church, while the government is only converting the remaining land to a modern recreation facility in line with the master plan.
The alarm was raised by an Islamic human rights organisation, Muslim Rights Concern, in a statement on Friday.
It added that views contained in a recent press statement purportedly authored on behalf of the Muslim Community of Oyo State did not represent the position of the Muslim Ummah in the state.
He made the pledge on Tuesday while receiving members of the Oyo APC Councilors Forum at the party secretariat in Ibadan.
Ladipo made the clarification while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Ibadan, following reports in some online media that two residents of the state were killed by the deadly virus.
He commiserated with the immediate family of the artiste, the Iseyin community and the entertainment industry on what he described as the demise of a truly great ambassador of Oyo State.
The committee was instituted to reconcile all aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West Zone.
Makinde inaugurated the committee on November 13, 2020, before the zonal executives of the party were inaugurated.
It warned residents of the state to continue to comply with all advisories aimed at curtailing the spread of COVID-19.