BY BUKOLA BARDI, IBRAHIM KILANI, SAM ADEWALE, BANJI NEJO &GANIYU AGBELUSI
………Akure Roads Deserted On Democracy Day…….
As Nigeria commemorates democracy day today June 12, 2021, major Street in Akure, Ondo state are deserted with shops and markets not opening for business.
Positive reporter who went round Akure metropolis observed that the popular oba Adesida Road, Arakale, Ondo road, Nepa, Hospital and Oyemekun did not record influx of both human and Vehicular movements.
Similar situation was recorded at Alagbaka, Oda and Fiwasaye areas as only few vehicles were seeing plying the roads.
Residents of Akure are staying at home today even without a sit-at-home order from government or security agencies.
The people are apprehensive based on information that some groups of people would be storming the city to stage a protest against all forms of violence in the country and that the protest could be hijacked by hoodlums thereby causing mayhem.
….Situation Not Different In Akoko….
Ikare and other akoko major towns are equally deserted as residents stayed indoors with shops and markets under lock.
Positive fm reporter who was went round some major roads such as Arigidi, Semusemu, Jubilee Ugbe among others observed that all the roads were deserted.
.……Residents Abandon Public places In Ore…….
This year’s democracy day was not marked in Ore, Ondo state as residents deserted all public places including markets and motorparks.
Positive fm gathered that residents had engaged in panic buying in the last few days to stock up their homes with foodstuffs for the fear of a possible mayhem which my result from a planned protest by some agitators.
Meanwhile, heavily-armed soldiers are patrolling major streets in Ore apparently to ward off any criminal activity.
…………Idanre Bubbles With Orosun Festival…..
The story is however different in Idanre community as the town is said to be bubbling with the annual Orosun festival.