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BREAKING: Even during the Kiriji War, I don’t think what happened a few days ago ever happened in Yorubaland – Gani Adams

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THE Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams has reacted to the killings of traditional rulers by gunmen in Yorubaland.

Recall that Onimojo of Imojo Ekiti in Oye LG and the Elesun of Esun Ekiti in Ajoni, Ikole Local Government of Ekiti State, were killed by gunmen while returning from a meeting few weeks ago. The development has generated a lot of reactions from many Nigerians across the country.

Gani Adams, in a letter addressed to the South-West governors and traditional rulers in the zone said; “On November 26, 2020, a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Israel Adeusi, who just left the Governor’s Office, Akure after a security meeting with the then Governor, the late Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, (may his soul rest in peace), was shot dead by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Akure-Owo Highway. All hell was let loose. Imagine the insult to the Yoruba race. The Yoruba, at home and abroad, saw this as an unprecedented sacrilege.”

He added; “But now, there is evil in the land. Even during the Kiriji War, I don’t think what happened a few days ago ever happened in Yorubaland. From Ekiti to Kwara states, three traditional rulers were shot dead by these blood-thirsty maniacs.” View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

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He stated further; “Never in the history of @Yoruba were three Obas shot dead in a spate of four days. So, evil has entered Yorubaland. And as our progenitors did, we must not appease this evil in our land. It must be dealt with immediately and decisively”

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