Update on Communal Clash: Olofa calls for calm

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II has called for calm on the unfortunate development that has resulted in the loss of lives and properties.

The First class King and Traditional Head of the Ibolo Kingdom in a Press statement by Yinka Kadiri, his principal Private Secretary, reads in part,

“The attention of the Palace has been drawn to the ongoing skirmishes between some unidentified group of people from Offa and Erin Ile communities. This unfortunate development has become a perennial issue that usually results in loss of lives and destruction of properties from both communities.”

“Offa is a peace loving community and I am an advocate of peaceful coexistence irrespective of religion, ethnicity, or social status. This I have displayed in my handling of Farmer/Herders crisis in Offa and environs. I condemn this act of violence and I call on Erin Ile community leaders to also quench this ember of feud from their end as well”

The Olofa subsequently advised Offa indigenes and citizens to comply with the curfew imposed on the town by the Kwara State Government which shall be effective from today 4th of March, 2021 till further notice between the hours of 6 PM and 8 AM.

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