One person has been reportedly killed in Odo-Eku Community, Isin Local government area of Kwara State, over a land dispute.
The dispute, pending at the Supreme Court of Nigeria is between two communities of Iwo and Odo-Eku.
It was gathered that the clash claimed one person from Odo-Eku community via alleged gunshots by the people of Iwo Community, who invaded his house at about 11am of Monday, 11th July, 2022.
The medium also gathered that the people of Iwo community have attacked the King’s Palace at Odo-Eku Community, in a reprisal attempt, destroyed lot of things in the process.
Speaking with ADULAWO News correspondent, a
High Chief, the Asanlu of Odo-Eku Kingdom, Alihaji Wasiu Ajijola-Anabi stated that the hoodlums invaded the community and shot AbdulFatai Bamigboye to death.
The High Chief added that the land issue is already in the Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Also, Chief J.A Ogundele, the Sanwo-Oloro of Odo-Eku Kingdom, urged the law enforcement agents to unravel and expose the few privileged people of Iwo Community fueling the crisis between the communities.
“From investigation, Iwo town in Isin LG Kwara State is said to be at loggerhead with all her neighbouring Communities such as Owu-Isin, Oba, Pamo, Sabaja, Oke-Aba,Oduore amongst others. It is therefore imperative for the Kwara State Government to take a decisive action on such Community in order to prevent further breach of public peace.
“Kabiyesi, the Eleku of Odo-Eku Kingdom and the entire people of the Community hereby called on Inspector General of Police, Director General of the Department of State Security, Commandant General of the National Security and Civil Defence Corps to quickly steam the tide by preventing further bloodshed, breach of public peace and complete breakdown of law and order in Odo-Eku Community of Isin LG of Kwara State,” he stated.