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Kwara inaugurates high-powered committe on Offa-Erinile communal crisis




Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, has inaugurated a high- powered committee to resolve the age lengthy Offa-Erinile communal disaster.


On the checklist are former civilian governor of the state, Chief Cornelius Olatunji Adebayo, as chairman, Professor Hassan Saliu, Barrister Titus Ashaolu (SAN) and Justice Saidu Salihu (RTD).

Additionally on the committe are the architect of ‘Otoge’ motion, Alhaji L.A.Ok Jimoh, Senator Simeon Ajibola, Senator Ahmed Mohammed and Alhaji Abubakar Ndakene amongst others.

Inaugurating the committe, governor Abdulrazaq, hoped that the committe of statesmen and diplomats, would assist to lastly restore concord between the 2 nice communities of brothers.

He urged the committe members to do their all to proffer lasting options to the perennial communal disaster that has claimed lives and destroyed properties for many years.

In accordance with the governor, “For posterity, this authorities, has determined to swiftly transfer in one other dimension to discovering an enduring answer to this disaster.”

On the inauguration attended by President Mohammadu Buhari’s Chief of Employees, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, governor Abdulrazaq stated ” At present’s stride will carry a superb turnaround to an age lengthy subject between Offa-Erinile communities.”

He lamented that “The reoccurrence of the disaster, the final of which occurred in March 2021, is a serious headache to the administration and a disadvantage for the financial viabilities of the 2 nice communities.

“That is why now we have rigorously chosen few amongst many who we imagine are aged and have huge information in peace decision,” he added.

Professor Gambari, counseled governor Abdulrazaq for his sense of responsibility and the historic step to interrupt the ice, urging the 2 communities to comply with a peace deal that will additional cement the sobriquet of Kwara because the state of concord that’s the bridge between the North and the South.

“A peace deal between the 2 communities, could be one of the best present anybody may give to President Mohammadu Buhari” whose eyes the diplomat stated would now be on the communities.

Mr President, has requested me to impress upon all of the stakeholders that one of the best current which you can give him, is to let peace prevail among the many two communities and in Kwara state,” he added.

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