Ibarapa North Chairman, Akorede assures Ibarapa north of safety during Sallah celebration
…condemns attack by customs and smugglers.
The Excutive Chairman , lbarapa North Local Government , Honourable Lateef Akorede , a.k.a Omo Oloore , has assured the people of lbarapa that they have nothing to fear as they can come home in order to celebrate the Eid Kabir as their safety is guaranteed.
He said the incident that happened with smugglers and the Nigeria customs service is condemnable because innocent lifes was lost during the shoot out that occurred on Friday .
He however said that as the executive chairman and one citizen of ibarapa north that he will not fold his harms and allow crisis in his local government because Governor seyi administration is known for peace. He also said that he has reported to the Executive Governor of Oyo state officially,and there is serious consultation between him and all the traditional rulers in ibarapa land.
He further assured citizens of ibarapa north of there safety saying that it is not bandit or Fulani herdsmen that caused crisis and mayhem in ibarapa north local government. He Urged them that necessary measures has been put in place to make sure that there is no crisis during Eid-fitri
He said that Governor Seyi Makinde government and security agencies have put the necessary machineries in place for a hitch free festivities during the period .
Honourable Akorede made this statement while briefing news men in lbadan , the Oyo State capital .
This was against the backdrop of the rumour some bandits are planning to carry out attacks on lbarapa people while offering their prayers on the. Eid ground .
He assured them that they should not hesitate to come in large numbers in order celebrate with their kit and kin .
‘ Our people should come home celebrate this Eid el Kabir with us in lbarapa . Nobody would attack them . Both the government and the security agencies have assured of the safety of everyone .
‘ So , based on this , we are confident of hitch free festivities . All the necessary security machineries would be brought to bear at this time and even after . ‘ Akorede said .
He then wishes all Nigerians , the residents of Oyo State , most especially , the entire people of lbarapa a blessed and happy Eid el Kabir celebration .
He advised everyone to be mindful of the lessons been taught as which is written in the Holy Quran and that this is not the time to involve oneself in excesses .
He called on all and sundry to maintain all the COVID 19 protocols as the virus is still very much around and that no one should expose him or herself and anyone to it’s attendant risks .
He wish all the citizens of ibarapa north and all traditional rulers happy Eid- kabir. He also urged citizens of ibarapa north and Oyo state to support Governor seyi makinde in moving the state forward.