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Engage us in promoting peaceful coexistence – Ibadan Mogajis

In an effort to find lasting solution to the growing insecurity in Ibadan, the association of Mogajis in Ibadanland has advised Governor Seyi Makinde’s to engage Mogajis and Baales to promote peaceful coexistence in their domains.

Speaking on behalf of the association in Ibadan during a news conference, secretary association of Mogajis, Dr Adeniji Adetunji expressed confidence that the current security crisis in some parts of Ibadan could be reduced with the effort of the Mogajis who are heads of various family compound. 

Dr Adetunji also appealed to the 9th Oyo State House of Assembly to come up with legal framework that would increase the current membership of the local government traditional council from the current fifteen members to twenty five, to accommodate more Mogajis. 

He said the traditional leaders in communities were in better position to checkmate youthful unwholesome behaviours, which government should leverage on. 

He said Ibadan Mogajis’ commended Governor Makinde for setting up the state committee on security. 

Mosope Kehinde

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