Gov.Oyetola Calls for Ceasefire Among Warring Communities
Osun state governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has pleaded with the warring groups in Irepodun Local Government Area of the State to sheath their sword and give peace a chance.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Ismail Omipidan, said governor Oyetola gave the order during a marathon meeting with heads of security agencies in the State on Sunday morning, where the situation in Ilobu and Erin-Osun was critically examined.
The statement noted that the Governor counselled residents and citizens not to take laws into their own hands, insisting that two wrongs do not make a right.
It maintained that the peace and unity of the local government area was important and should not be compromised.
The statement hinted that security agents in the state had deployed security operatives to the area to restore law and order.
It appealed to people of the warring communities to stop destruction of their collective heritage.