Five shops were on Sunday razed in an early morning inferno in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Raheem Olawuyi, was on Saturday declared the winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency bye-election held across the four councils in Kwara.
A NAN correspondent who monitored the election in Omu-Aran, Oko, Aran-Orin, Ilofa, Odo-Owa, Osi, communities in Irepodun, Oke-Ero and Ekiti Local Government Areas of the constituency said the election was peaceful and orderly.
Several prominent Nigerians on Saturday gathered in Omu-Aran, Kwara State to bid farewell to a former Governor of Kwara State and elder statesman, Brigadier General David Bamigboye.
Ahmed was affirmed as candidate on Wednesday.
Alhaji AbdulRazaq, who is the Mutawali of Ilorin and Tafida of Zaria, said in his message to the wife and children of the deceased that the death of Gbamigboye left him with a “deep sense of personal loss”.
The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has emphasised that he would leave no stone unturned to strengthen the security of lives and property across the state.
The ruling houses made the denial in a statement by its Spokesman, Alhaji Azeez Olawuyi, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Omu-Aran on Sunday.
Sanni, while presenting a cheque for the amount to the ward executives on Friday, said it was meant to assist them to improve on their business activities in the form of revolving loan.
The Kwara State Government has called on Royal Fathers to encourage their subjects to positively embrace government activities and contribute their quota towards the development of the State and the Nation in general.
The forum made this commendation in a statement jointly signed by Pastor Adedoyin Lawal, Salahudeen Abeeb and Lekan Olanrewaju, its president, secretary and treasurer respectively.
Saraki made the disclosure during the final funeral outing and thanksgiving of the late traditional ruler of Omu-Aran and the Olomu of Omu-Aran, Oba Charles Ibitoye.
A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria who visited the hospital on Saturday, reports that the mother and the babies were in good condition.