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2023 Polls: Imasayi-Yewa Pledges Peaceful Elections

The people of Imasayi, Yewa in Yewa North Local Government area of Ogun State have called on political parties and their members in the community to conduct their political activities in a peaceful and purposeful manner.

They also called on youths in the land to avoid all forms of violence and work together for the progress and development of the gancient town.

The call was made as gpart of the resolutions reached at the end of a meeting which was chaired by the Olu of Imasayi-Yewa, Oba Lukman Olalekan Adeleke, and was gattended by key stakeholders in the town.

Youths, market men and women, housewives, students, teachers, artisans, leaders of Christian Association, Muslim leaders and leaders of traditional worshippers, Baales and Chiefs, political party leaders representing all the major parties were also part of the meeting.  

The resource persons at the event also included the Ogun State chairman of the National Youth Council of Nigeria AbdulJabar Ayelaagbe; Chairman, Yewa People Development Council, Yewa North Chapter, LOGOCHAP, Elder Adeogun Israel; Associate Prof. Oluranti Samuel of Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State; Bode Akiode, Community Relations officer, Dangote Cement, Plc, Ibese Plant.

Participants at the meeting who commended the patriotic zeal of the Olu of Imasayi-Yewa, agreed that the turnout was a reflection of the traditional ruler’s sound educational and excellent social exposure that will help to sustain a relative peace and safety of lives and properties before, during and after the elections.

Part of the resolutions agreed at the meeting was that “The peace being enjoyed in Imasayi-Yewa and her environments now and before elections shall be sustained after the elections as there is life after the elections, and any person(s) that decide to get involved in any form of political or criminal activities shall be handed over to the law enforcement agencies.”

They also agreed that “Political thuggery and hooliganism are old and faded fashion of politics which will not be condoned in Imasayi-Yewa and her environments and the peace being enjoyed in Imasayi-Yewa and her environments now and before elections shall be sustained after the elections as there is life after the elections; There shall be no destructions of lives and properties in Imasayi-Yewa before, during and after the elections.

Just recently, Oba Kuoye marked his 1st coronation anniversary, bringing people far and wide into the ancient town.

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