Ogun places embargo on installation of Baales

Posted by News Express | 28 February 2017 | 2,498 times

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The Ogun State Government has placed embargo on further installation of baales in the four Traditional Councils in the State.

Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Jide Ojuko, in a statement, said that the embargo was sequel to the installation of two baales within same location, which did not only cause disaffection among the people but also threatened the peace and tranquility of the state.

The state, according to Ojuko, also barred the Ogbonis and Osugbos from further interference in the process and selection of baales in the state, unless officially requested to do so by the authorities.

The Commissioner enjoined all the Four Traditional Councils to comply with the directive, stating that his ministry would no longer give approval for the installation of baales until further notice‎. 

Source: News Express

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