Islamic Leaders In Ogun Express Worry Of “Oro” Festival Curfew

Islamic leaders in Ogun State have cautioned against impending religious crisis over the proposed imposition of daylight curfew by Oro traditionalists in Ipokia Town of Ipokia Local Government Area.

The religious leaders under the umbrella of League of Imams and Alfas in the state in a statement signed by the Secretary-General, Sheikh Tajudeen Adewunmi.

They expressed concerns over the violation of rights of Muslim faithful by the Oro traditionalists during their festivals.

The Islamic body called for the intervention of the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on the possible infringement of rights by the Oro adherents.

The league of Imams and Alfas also called for peaceful coexistence among all religious adherents and leaders, noting that various faiths should recognise and respect the rights of the others. 

Wale Oluokun

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