Kwara Govt. Loose Sanctions Forced on Customary rulers


The Kwara State Government has loose the santions forced on the customary leaders of Iloffa and Odo-Owa following the episode of brutal emergencies between the two groups in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. 

Following the conflicts, the state government ceased the compensations of the customary rulers, limited them to their spaces and avoided them from official assignments for three months. 

Reporting the unwinding of the santions, the Secretary to the State Government, Isiaka Gold, said the punishment has now been diminished to 30 days. 

Mr. Gold said the audit takes after the mediation and offer by the Chairman of the state Council of Chiefs who is the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari. 

He said Mr. Sulu-Gambari had guaranteed that the Aloffa of Ilofa and the Olota of Odo-Owa would guarantee peace and concordance between their neighboring groups. 

Expressing that the state government was set up to secure the lives and property of the general population of the state, Mr. Gold encouraged all groups to guarantee peace with their neighbors. 

He cautioned that the full weight of the law would be brought down on anybody observed to advance savagery or friction between and among groups in the state.

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