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Osun 2022: Ifelodun LG Chair, Okanlawon Preaches Peace, Seeks Support For Gov Oyetola

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OluwaKemi Owoeye, Osogbo

As gubernatorial election draws nearer in Osun State, the caretaker Chairman, Ifelodun Local Government Area of the State, Hon Hassan Kamorudeen Okanlawon yesterday called on politicians to desist from any act capable of plugging the state into crisis.

Hon Okanlawon who warned politicians not to cause trouble before, during and after forthcoming governorship election in the state made this known in his office while reacting on the recent crisis that occured in Ikirun, the headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area.

Condemning the attack on him and his associates by those who described as political thugs working for another faction of APC in the state described the attack as uncalled for saying at this moment enjoined politicians to stay away from any act that may lead to political mayhem.

Narrating what actually happened, Okanlawon explained that the officials of the local government approached the gathering to tell them that where they are holding the meeting was illegal and also asked for a letter of permit but they were attacked by TOP members, who were backed by officials of NSCDC .

“The officials escaped from their grip and returned to the council notifying me and I returned to the scene with police but I was also attacked.

He alleged that the TOP members used men of Civil Defence to attack them.

He further said, “I was nearly killed on that very day. The injured two of my staff. It was a terrible incident. Please help me beg them that they should stop creating problem in Ikirun. They should carry police along with their activities if they are a lawful set of people.”

“I don’t see any reason why we should be fighting ourselves, because of what? Now that we are all busy working for the second term agenda of our amiable governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola.

” We should also stop campaign of calumny at this period as we don’t need it. Let us work together as a team towards the betterment and development of our dear party, APC as well to ensure the emergence of Governor Oyetola for the second term in office”.

The Ifelodun Council Boss who said, welfare of the people of his council area is his priority since his assumption into the office enumerated some of his achievements which includes, empowerment programmes for both the youths, women, artisans, farmers and widows as well as various programmes for the aged across his council area.

Hon Okanlawon has also transformed the local government area through distribution of various degree of food items to different categories of people.

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