Saturday, April 1, 2017

NO FRESH COMMUNAL CLASH IN ILE-IFE – OSUN GOVT

      

The Osun State government has debunked reports of fresh communal clash in Ile-Ife.
There had been reports that 9 people were injured in a skirmish that broke out in the ancient town of Ile-Ife.
However, speaking to newsmen on Fiday evening in Osogbo, Tope Adejumo, the Special Adviser on
Security to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, stated that there was no fresh crisis in Ile-Ife.
He said everyone is going about their normal businesses.
He warned those publishing false news in the hope of whipping up ethnic sentiments and violence to desist forthwith.
Adejumo however noted that some young people in the Asipa and Ipetumodu area of Ife North Local Government had earlier on Friday afternoon engaged each other in a free fall over some boundary dispute.
He noted that it was not an inter-ethnic clash and neither was it a crisis.
He noted that normalcy has since returned to both towns and law enforcement agencies have been deployed to the area to maintain peace and order.

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