VACATE ORDER: ONDO LAWMAKERS DECLARE SUPPORT FOR AKEREDOLU

Written by on January 25, 2021

IN THE SAME VEIN, MEMBERS OF ONDO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY HAVE DECLARED SUPPORT FOR THE SEVEN DAYS ULTIMATUM ISSUED TO HERDSMEN TO QUIT THE STATE’S FOREST RESERVES BY GOVERNOR ROTIMI AKEREDOLU.

THE LAWMAKERS SAID THAT THE ORDER WAS MEANT TO SECURE THE LIVES AND PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE IN A STATEMENT THEY ISSUED ON SUNDAY IN REACTION TO VARIOUS POSITIONS BY INTEREST GROUPS ON THE VACATION ORDER.

IN A PRESS STATEMENT SIGNED BY THE CHAIRMAN HOUSE COMMITTEE ON INFORMATION YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT,  OLUGBENGA OMOLE, THE LAWMAKERS LAMENTED THE LOSS OF LIVES AND PROPERTY ATTRIBUTED TO THE NEFARIOUS ACTIVITIES OF CRIMINALS MASQUERADING AS HERDERS IN ONDO STATE.

RECALLING THE MINDLESS KILLING OF THE DAUGHTER OF AFENIFERE LEADER, CHIEF REUBEN FASORANTI, THE GRUESOME MURDER OF THE OLUFON OF IFON, OBA ADEWUSI, THE RECENT KILLING OF THE DEPUTY REGISTRAR OF THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AKURE AMONG OTHERS THE LAWMAKERS SAID THSES KILLINGS ARE STILL VERY FRESH IN THEIR MEMORIES.

WHILE COMMENDING GOVERNOR OLUWAROTIMI ODUNAYO AKEREDOLU FOR HIS COURAGE IN ISSUING THE VACATION ORDER THE LAWMAKERS CONDEMNED THE STATEMENT CREDITED TO THE PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESPERSON SHEHU GARBA CRITICISING THE STANCE OF THE GOVERNOR.


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