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Gov. Fayemi Orders Construction of Police Post in Orin Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has ordered immediate construction of police post in Orin Ekiti Farm Settlement to prevent future possible farmers, herders’ clashes

Also, the road linking the farm settlement with the College of Agriculture Isan Ekiti will be constructed to open up the area.

Governo Fayemi gave the directive when he led heads of security agencies and government officials on a sympathy visit to Orin Ekiti following the killing of a farmer Mr Emmanuel Ilori by suspected herdsmen.

He emphasised that no group or individual would be allowed to take over any lands in Ekiti, as government was poised to always ensure the safety of the people.

The governor urged the people not to politicise the attack, stressing that security agencies had been mobilized to ensure that those who killed Emmanuel Ilori were apprehended.

Governor Fayemi who commiserated with the people of Orin Ekiti and the family of the deceased for the loss, condemned the attack and described it as unfortunate.

He told the people that government would take care of the family of the deceased.

Responding on behalf of the community, the Eletin of Orin Ekiti , High Chief Francis Falua urged government to do the needful and protect them from further attack.

Also, the daughter of the deceased, Mrs Olanike Akinwumi thanked the governor for the visit and appealed for provision of necessary facilities for security agencies to enable them to cope with the present security situation.

Tope Bamidele

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