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Ife Crisis: Panel of Inquiry treats 285 memoranda



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The Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by Osun State Government to look into the disturbance of peace at Sabo Area, Ile-Ife, has treated 285 out of 406 memoranda it received. The Chairman of the panel, Justice Moshood Adeigbe, made the disclosure when the team paid a visit to tthe Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye ogunwusi in his Palace, on Friday in Ile-Ife.

Adeigbe said that 121complainants refused to show up to defend their complaints, adding that 4 memoranda were later received today. Adeigbe lauded the Ooni and members of Ife Central working committee for the peaceful period they had in Ile-Ife.

The President Ife Progressive Council, Mr Olajiire Awowoyin, on behalf of the committee, expressed his satisfaction on the way and manner the panel handled the case. The Secretary of the panel, Bisi Babalola, said the crisis was not an ethic clash, saying the panel rounded up its sitting today, Friday, adding that the comprehensive report would be released soon.

In his remarks, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi, who was represented by his Obalufe of Ife Kingdom, Oba Idowu Adediwura, commended the team for the effective work done and prayed for their success in all ramifications. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the panel started sitting on April 19.



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