By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Following the controversy trailing the emergence and installation of Olokine of Ojowo Ijebu-Igbo, Oba Abdulrasheed Abayomi Banjo as Olokine of Ojowo in Ijebu-Igbo area of Ogun State, the state House of Assembly has called on the feuding parties in the ancient town to embrace peace.
Chairman of the committee, Hon. Balogun Akeem Agbolade, while addressing the indigenes of the town said the only way to enjoy rapid development and tranquility in the town is when all feuding parties join hands and embrace peace and united to move the domain forward.
The committee Chairman said the Ogun assembly received four petitions from Ijebu-Igbo on the emergence and installation of the traditional ruler and as a responsible people who want peace and progress, “there is a need for both parties to maintain decorum and fear of God.
“You have to continue to live in peace and harmony with one another as there is nothing to gain in an atmosphere of rancour.
He also advised them not to take laws into their hands.
Hon. Balogun said though the matter is in court, but he appealed to the parties to maintain peace and vowed that the committee will be fair to all.