MONARCH FLEE AS ANGRY YOUTHS ATTACK PALACE IN EKITI

By Tope Ogunfowokn

This year’s Ogun Onire festival took a different dimension in Ire Ekiti

this is as some angry youths in Ire Ekiti, allegedly destroyed property in the palace of Onire of Ire Ekiti, Oba Bobade Adeleke.

As if that was not enough, report has it that the same group of people vandalized police vehicle in the community.

The Onire of Ire Ekiti, Oba Bobade Adeleke confirmed this to our correspondent on telephone after he was whisked away.

The monarch explained that the attack was sequel to the resolution of the Onire in council which mandated the youths to obey covid-19 precautionary measures during the celebration of Ogun festival.

The monarch explained that he was whisked away by his people when the angry youths attacked the palace with dangerous weapons.

When contacted on telephone, the Ekiti State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday Abutu said that police was on top of the matter.

Details later.