LG Chairman in Kogi Averts Crisis in Ayetoro Gbede


The Executive Chairman of Ijumu Local Government Council and Kogi State Chairman of the Association of Local Government Chairmen of Nigeria (ALGON), Hon. Taufiq Isa, yesterday averted breakdown of law and order in Ayetoro Gbede community.

THISDAY gathered that the youths and women of the community came out to protest against the injustice of Nigeria Police Force.

It will be recalled that few days ago, one Mr. Sule from Ilorin, out of recklessness, and drunkness, hit four persons, and two died on the spot, including a pregnant woman.

It was alleged that the Nigeria Police Force, unconditionally released the suspect on the second day, and this sparked anger among the youths of the community.

But the Executive Chairman has doused the tension and assured the youths of justice.

He has also directed the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Ayetoro Gbede Division to re-arrest him for further investigations.