The Ekiti State Council of Conventional Rulers says allegations towards Governor Kayode Fayemi over alleged plans to cede lands to some individuals for cattle ranching or grazing will not be true.
The Council says Governor Fayemi has no plans to cede an inch of the state’s lands to any group of individuals for ranching as alleged.
The monarchs have been reacting to allegations in a publication by some conventional rulers below the aegis of Majority Obas in Ekiti Land (MOBEL) alleging that Governor Kayode Fayemi intends to cede the states land.
The Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, who’s the Chairman of the State Council of Conventional Rulers, HRM Oba Adebanji Ajibade Alabi, AFUNTADE 1 made the clarification whereas reacting to a press release issued by the Olomuo Oke of Omuo Oke, HRM Oba Vincent Otitoju and Secretary, Onikun of Ikun Amure Ekiti Oba Olatunde Olusola and a few Obas.
Oba Alabi revealed that accessible data from the federal government indicated that the alleged plans have been meant to trigger disaffection amongst our individuals.
The Chairman of the Conventional Council appealed to monarchs to point out some circumspection in reacting to information culled from Social media on this period of misinformation, disinformation and pretend information.
The Alawe mentioned the State Council of Conventional Rulers at its subsequent statutory assembly in April 2021 will likely be correctly briefed by prime officers on Authorities coverage on Animal Husbandry.
The Chairman of the State Conventional Council appealed to all conventional rulers and the assorted communities in Ekiti to stay calm including that there was no want for alarm or pressure on ranching because the Governor has made it abundantly clear that no a part of the land could be ceded.
Authorities has no plans to cede Ekiti land for ranching – Council of Conventional Rulers