The residents of the Makun Omi group in Ogun State have declared that the they by no means attacked the neighbouring neighborhood of Atijere in Ilaje Native Authorities Space of Ondo State.
The individuals of Atijere on Wednesday staged a protest in Akure in opposition to alleged assault by the youths in Makun Omi, alleging that the latter had on a number of occasions unleashing terror on them and had been additionally allegedly planning to take over a chunk of land that belonged to Atijere as a result of the land had oil.
In an announcement issued by the Olisa of Makun-Omi Kingdom, Chief Shittu Lukman on behalf of the residents, they described the allegation in opposition to the neighborhood by the Atijere individuals, as absolute falsehood, mischievous and an entire misrepresentation of the true state of affairs on the bottom.
The assertion additionally mentioned the normal ruler of Atijere, Oba Samuel Edema was not telling the reality by saying he was chased out of the palace by Makun-Omi militants, no one attacked the oba.
The assertion learn, ” The individuals of Makun-Omi, Ogun Waterside want to deny vehemently ever invading their neighboring group, Atijere, Ondo State.
“After the current harassment and intimidation of Makun-Omi folks by the standard ruler and some parts of Atijere group, Makun-Omi resolved to take the trail of peace by promptly reporting the scenario to authorities and related safety businesses.
“The Oba of Atijere must also be cautioned to respect his workplace and cease misinforming the media and the general public concerning the current disaster. Historic information clearly present that the realm in dispute belong to Makun-Omi. Something on the contrary must be pursued via civil and authorized means by the Atijere monarch as a substitute of instigating his individuals to unleash violence on the erstwhile serene neighborhood of Makun-Omi.”
Based on the assertion, the Makun Omi residents urged the governments of Ogun and Ondo States to intervene within the matter in order to not degenerate to full-blown communal warfare.
It was gathered that troopers and anti-riot policemen have been drafted to the 2 communities to forestall any breakdown of regulation and order and the Makun-Omi-Atijere highway that was allegedly blocked had been open by the safety operatives deployed within the space.
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