Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo believes that Sunday Adeyemi “Igboho” is a child of circumstances, noting that situations that led to his interventions in security matters should be investigated.
“Sunday Igboho is a child of circumstances. We need to consider the circumstances that led to each of these interventions, “said the chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum in an interview with TV channels. Politics today.
Akeredolu remarked that “Sometimes we do things that you have to know what led to them. These circumstances may not be justified, they may not be legal, but again when you look at it, you will know that we are a child of circumstances. “
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The governor, who was elected for a second term in October 2020, admitted, however, that he does not support illegality and people who take the laws into their own hands.
“I have always said that I will not support anyone who takes the laws into their own hands. That’s why I had to go to Ibadan “, explained the governor (64).
“That is why I will go to every other place in the southwest to preach about illegality and that we are against illegal actions. We are not for that at all. “
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Igboho became prominent after he issued a notice of deregistration to cattle breeders in the state of Oyo accused of crimes in the area.
The state of Oyo has recently been at the center of conflict between groups, with the latest violence at Shasha Market in the Akinyele local government area of Ibadan, the state’s capital.
A call for calm
Akeredolu called for calm after the conflict, urging residents not to take the laws into their own hands.
“We do not support violence, especially bribery, justice in the jungle and unnecessary self-help,” he said.
“We are pleased to note the efforts of our Governor’s brother, Engra Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, who has taken very bold steps to prevent further escalation of violence by imposing curfews in the affected areas.. ”