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Anti riot policemen were drafted to Ode-Irele, headquarters of Irele council of Ondo State at the weekend to maintain law and order after an attempt to install a parallel monarch led to a scuffle among residents.
About 30 people were seriously injured while several houses were set ablaze in the crisis. It was learnt that members of a rival ruling house of Opetusin who got a favourable court ruling
As the presidency is set to compose a new board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the member representing Ilaje Constituency 2, in the Ondo State House of Assembly, Gbenga Edema has again warned against the marginalisation of the people of the oil producing communities of the state.
Specifically, he said the law that established the commission should be adhered to in the composition of a new board for the commission, failure of which he said the people would approach the court to seek redress.
In its bid to ensure the development of the coastal communities of Ondo State, the Ilaje Regional Development Council (IRDC) has spent N800 million on execution of community-oriented projects in Ilaje Local Government Area of the state.
The projects, which were both infrastructure and non infrastructure had been completed and inaugurated for the use of the people in the area.
Worried by the incessant armed robbery attacks on Owo-Ikare Road, leaders and stakeholders in the four local governments constituting Akoko area of Ondo State, have appealed to the state government on the development.
The people, in a Save-Our-Soul (SOS) to the state government, said there was the need for concerted efforts to stop the attacks.