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Communal clash: Gov Ahmed read riot act to perpetrators



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Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has warned that it will deal decisively with perpetrators of communal clash between Offa in Offa Local government area and Ijagbo in Oyun Local government area of the state.

Governor Ahmed, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, expressed concern over the unwarranted and absolutely avoidable acts in the two communities, ROYAL NEWS reports. 


He expressed concerns that some individuals could take laws into their hands despite various established platforms to seek redress and settle emerging communal matters.

The Governor directed security agencies in the state to arrest and bring perpetrators of the crises to justice, and restore law and order in the communities as, according to the governor, “government will not allow any breach of peace, harmony and tranquility under any guise in the state”.

Governor Ahmed who assured Kwarans that his administration would continue to prioritise the protection of lives and property for economic growth and overall development, said security agencies in the state are fully in charge of the situation.

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