The governor, who called for tolerance and religious harmony at all times, urged Islamic faithful to reflect on the essence of the festival, which he described as the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’.
Browsing: Gov. Seyi Makinde
The alarm was raised by an Islamic human rights organisation, Muslim Rights Concern, in a statement on Friday.
The decision was taken after their meeting Monday at the Lagos State House in Alausa, Ikeja. The meeting lasted about six hours.
The call is contained in a condolence message issued on Sunday in Ibadan by the council Chairman, Ademola Babalola.
Makinde described the occurrence as unfortunate, adding that his government has ordered investigations into the violent act.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that gunmen invaded the community, leaving no fewer than 11 people dead, with several property burnt, including the traditional ruler’s palace.
The state is also in the process of installing about 250 kilometers of public lighting projects around the State, so as to illuminate major roads for security reasons and promote economic activities in major markets around the state.
The Director-General of the forum, Hon. C.I.D. Maduabum, said that the forum would deliberate on issues on national security and the economy.
The ALGON Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye, made the dedication at a news conference on Saturday in Ibadan.
Speaking in Calabar at the Cross River State Migration Summit with the theme: Utilizing The Gains Of Migration To Advance Economic Development In Nigeria on April 22, Ajibola Abayomi, the President of JIFORM comprising over 300 journalists across the continents argued that the existing laws in the country had failed to protect the rights to dignity of labour for Nigerians both within and outside the country.
The party also commended Fayose for prevailing on Dr Eddy Olafeso and others, who contested in its just concluded South-West congress, held in Osogbo, from challenging the outcome of the congress in court.
The former governor made this known in a statement he personally signed in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that there is heavy security presence at Women and Children Development Initiative Foundation (WOCDIF), venue of the congress on Monday, in Osogbo.
Oni stated this on Sunday at the United Missionary Church of Africa, UMCA, Bethlehem, Igbeti, Oyo State, while presenting an 18-seater bus to the church on behalf of Governor Makinde.
Makinde while speaking during the Inauguration and Duty Commencement Service of the 8th President of Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide, held at the CAC International Headquarters, Ibadan promised that he would be the first governor in the state to hand over to his successor.
Makinde particularly expressed delight at the gathering of leaders of the Yoruba race in the Oyo State capital to deliberate on its progress.
The Park Management System was introduced last year following the proscription of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in the state.
Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi who made the declaration on behalf of the Forum after an on-the-spot assessment on Tuesday said it was the handiwork of miscreants who set out to loot, steal and cause mayhem.
Osinbajo expressed this view while fielding questions from newsmen on Sunday in Lagos shortly after paying a condolence visit to the late Lateef Jakande family in Ilupeju.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State stated this in Ibadan on Saturday at the Diamond Anniversary of Methodist High School, Ibadan.