Kwara State Government has cautioned residents of the state against launching xenophobic attacks against displaced persons in their midst.

Secretary to the State Government, Professor Saba Jibril gave the warning in a statement issued by him in Ilorin.

According to him, the state government is working with all stakeholders to maintain law and order and to carefully handle the influx of displaced herders into the state.

He said the state government will not accept xenophobic violence or hate speeches that might ignite crisis.

Professor Jibril said the state government has rejected the purported quit notice issued to vulnerable persons who are scampering for refuge in parts of the state.