BY IBRAHIM KILANI
Some victims of the Ikare Akoko crisis have sued for peace in view of the havoc wreaked by the communal clash.
Ikare in Akoko Northeast local government are of Ondo state has been in a turmoil for the past few days and the situation had made government to declare a 24hr Curfew in the ancient town.
Two chiefs from okoja community, The sasere of okoja, Chief Fasasi Olatunji and the olokedogan of okoja, Chief Liadi Ekunnusi recounted that they had lost property worth millions of naira to the communal crisis.
Chief Ekunnusi lamented that his house and that of her mother coupled with the house of a community leader mr Gbadamosi yakubu were badly torched while he had also gone into hidden to safe his live.
Chief Fasasi olatunji said the community civic centre in okoja was devastated while the house of late philanthropist Chief kunle Abudul was equally destroyed during the mayhem in the town.
They also said highly regrettable was the death of Prince Tajudeen Momoh, a father of five.
They however commended the state government for responding swiftly to the impasse by imposing curfew on the town and urged people to imbibe the spirit of peaceful coexistence.