Industrial actions in Iloko-Ijesa, a city in Oriade native authorities council space of Osun State have been right now disrupted as youths took to the key streets of the city brandishing completely different placards and calling on the state authorities to look into the matter of approving a standard ruler for them.
The youths, who have been numbered of their tons of, acknowledged that Iloko, being a peaceable group has been with out a conventional ruler for eight years, including that the scenario has held again growth within the city since 2012 when the final monarch, Owaloko of Iloko-Ijesa, Oba Oladele Olashore died.
The coordinator of the youths within the city, Chief Kehinde Odeyemi, advised DAILY POST that every one they wished was for the state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola to do the needful and announce the selection which the kingmakers have chosen among the many princes offered because the Owaloko of Iloko-Ijesa.
He acknowledged that the city which has been with out a king has been struggling and been on a stand nonetheless since 2012.
In pleading with the state authorities to approve the nominated prince as king for them, Odeyemi defined that the folks of Iloko-Ijesa have been law-abiding and peaceable however weren’t pleased with the scenario on floor.
One other youth, Jacob Omojola, famous that some cities which misplaced their conventional rulers after 2012 have had their kings put in.
“Ooni of Ife, Oniwoye of Iwoye, Elegbero of Ijebu-Ijesa, Olomo of Omoo-Ijesa, Oluwo of Iwo and so many kings that died after ours have been accepted and put in by the state authorities.”
The consultant of Nigerian Safety and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) within the native authorities whereas addressing the protesting youths urged them to not permit their peaceable protest to be hijacked by hoodlums as it would ship the improper sign to these in authority.
He additionally counseled the way in which the protest was held in compliance of the COVID-19 pointers.