Another Communal crisis looms in Ondo

Another communal crisis may erupted at Chief Ajayi Ekekumo Layout, (Igbosanyin Community) Alagbaka Extension, Akure in Ondo state that may claim lives and properties if urgent action is not taken by the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN.

The crisis rocking the community is similar to that of Isinigbo and Ode Communities where about four people was killed as sereral properties were burnt include Isinigbo palace.

A petition has been written to Governor Akeredolu to wade into the crisis rocking the Igbosanyin Community to avert unwanton maiming, killing, bloodbath and violent in the community.

The crisis has to do with the Elekumo Family and the Occupants who are the owners of the land of the community as both laying claim of the community

It was gathered that Elekumo family have started to resell the lands in the community where houses have been built claiming that they sold the lands in error in a cheaper prices to the occupants, who are owners of the land.

A Solicitor, John Olowookere and Co to one of the Occupants of the land, Mr. Paul Olopha Omoh in the petition noted that unless immediate action is taken to call the erring family members to order, otherwise his client and other land owners in the community may be pushed to the wall to return attack for attact and may result to avoidable bloodbath as nobody has the monopoly of violent.

“Our client and other parties to the dispute cannot continue to fold their hands in perpetuity and allow their sweat of many years to be destroyed before them unlawfully while the matter is still before a court of competent jurisdiction”, he said.

“The affected owners of the land on the disputed land hereby passionately appeal and call on the Governor to take note of the foregoing with a view to rise to the occasion to avert another communal crisis in the state”, he added.

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