Story By Akinola Emmanuel, February 15, 2021
The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has appealed to the people of the state to shun al forms of violence and allow peace to reign in the state.
The party made this appeal through a statement by its spokesperson, Dr Azeez Olatunde in Ibadan.
He said the party is appealing to residents of Shasha and its environs, as well as the people of the State to eschew the path of anarchy and giving peace a chance to reign.
“It’s a sad recollection of history that the build up to the 1967 – 1970 civil war started like that from Ibadan.Whatever may be the Challenges facing our hard fought Democracy can be resolved by the Rule of Law.”
“APC Oyo State chapter is using this opportunity to again call on the Oyo State Governor, Engr SEYI MAKINDE to be Proactive by ensuring that the perpetrators of this ethics crisis are made to face the consequences of their actions.”
The release urged Traditional Rulers, Religious leaders across the divides as well as Opinion Moulders in the state to lend their voices to the appeal of returning peace to the state.
“Finally, we want to warn all our Social Media influencers to be cautious of what they post out, as these could ignite Nigeria fragile peace because one cannot quench a fire by setting other places ablaze with the GORY pictures and video we share out.”the statement added.