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Killing of five Osun farmers has nothing to do with Ife/Modakeke dispute – Ooni of Ife




The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has dismissed reviews linking the killings of 5 farmers in Toronto village of Osun to the long-resolved Ife/Modakeke dispute.

Recall that, there was palpable pressure amongst residents of Ile-Ife and Modakeke of Osun State on Friday, following the killing of 5 farmers from Modakeke alongside Toro Street within the early hours of the day.

Reacting on Saturday night, Comrade Moses Olafare, Director Media and Public Affairs, Ooni’s Palace stated, whereas some mischief makers tried to hyperlink the criminality to the long-resolved Ife/Modakeke dispute, the Palace of Ife needs to state unequivocally that what occurred at Toro village was sheer criminality and the lengthy hand of the regulation will quickly meet up with the perpetrators.

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The assertion whereas condemning the unlucky incident in robust phrases, stated the Palace of the Ooni instantly reported the case to applicable safety authorities, who swung into motion instantly.

“It’s within the public information that the nation like its counterparts the world over is being confronted by safety challenges, which might quickly be a factor of the previous with the company of all particularly we (residents),” The assertion stated

It stated, makes an attempt so as to add communal colouration to the crime with an try to distract safety operatives from unveiling the evil minds behind the devilish act by some mischief makers is already identified to safety operatives who’re on prime of the matter.

“Whereas lauding authorities and safety operatives together with the Police, Division of State Service (DSS), the Nigeria Military, Vigilante teams and others for being attentive to the ugly scenario and their immeasurable roles in sustaining the peace being loved within the communities, the Ooni implores all regulation abiding individuals to hold on with their reliable actions as perpetrators of acts of criminality should not representing any neighborhood and can solely be handled as criminals,” the assertion stated

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