The Osun State Government has ordered immediate deployment of security agencies to forestall a rumoured attack on some schools in Ofatedo area of the state.
In a statement on Friday by the state commissioner of Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode said the deployment of security agents is to forestall any likely breakdown of law and order as well as to allay the fears and anxiety of the residents.
Quoting the state governor, Gboyega Oyetola, the commissioner appealed to the residents of Ofatedo community and its environs to go about its businesses devoid of fear, tension and anxiety.
Egbemode who warned rumour mongers to desist from all acts that can lead to any breach of the peace the state is enjoying affirmed that, there is no iota of truth in the rumour.
According to her, the government is also using this medium to state emphatically that, normalcy has since returned to the Ofatedo area and its environs.