Ile Oluji riot: Indigenes await govt’s release of white paper report

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Indigenes of Ile-Oluji in Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo Local Government Area of Ondo State are worried over the delay in the release of government white paper on the report of the panel of inquiry which probed the two-day riot in the town in May, 2013.
The peace of the town was disturbed on May 27 and 28 as students, youths and other people took to the streets in demonstration, while hoodlums took advantage of the demonstration and unleashed mayhem on the ancient city, leading to the loss of one life and serious destruction of the palace of the Jagun of Ile-Oluji Kingdom, Oba Stephen Adedugbe.
“Although, the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Ile-Oluji Crisis/Disturbances, constituted by the Ondo State Government to determine both the remote and immediate causes of the mayhem, has submitted its report since July and nothing had been heard on the issue,” he said.
Receiving the report of the panel, the governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, had promised that the recommendations of the panel would be implemented to the letter.
The assurance by the state chief executive was a relief to the indigenes who had thought that the report might be doctored.
However, the delay in the release …

Source: Community News

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