Following the recent revelation that some Ebira youths were involved in the killing of innocent worshipers at the saint Francis catholic church Owo, Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has held a meeting with the Ebira community and security chiefs in the state.

The meeting took place at the cocoa conference hall of the governor’s office Alagbaka Akure.

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu however cautioned Ebiras living in the State to team up with government in flushing out criminals among them.


The Governor stressed that the Ebira people had been living together in peace with the indigenes of Ondo StateĀ  charging them not to deviate from the farming trade which they were known for.

Governor Akeredolu confirmed a letter from the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland whom he said commiserated with the state over the June 5 church killing in Owo.

The Ebira community was led by the Odeyani Anabira, Zubair Dan Musa and State Chairman of Egbira, Alhaji Abdulazeez Majeobaje.


Others at the meeting included the Deputy Governor, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Zone 17, Mr. Yusuf Akeera, Heads of Security Agencies, members of the State Executive Council and Chairmen of the six Local Government Councils in the Northern Senatorial districts of the State





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