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Ohinoyi, Bello’s face-off: Ebira association sues for peace

Worried by some recent developments, the Ebira People’s Association (EPA) has urged various interest groups involved in the issue between Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Dr Ado…

Worried by some recent developments, the Ebira People’s Association (EPA) has urged various interest groups involved in the issue between Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Dr Ado Ibrahim and Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to sheathe their swords and allow peace to reign in Ebiraland.

This was part of the resolutions of the apex cultural group at a meeting, which took place at Inike Townhall, Okene, at the weekend.

The meeting was attended by Ebira area traditional council, title holders, senior academics, youth congress and others.

A communiqué issued at the end of the meeting and signed by EPA National President, Dr. Godwin Oyibo and Secretary General, Baba Razak, cautioned that all forms of unguarded comments, analysis and write-ups in public space on the matter should seize henceforth.

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The group appealed to Governor Bello to take practical steps to douse the tension generated, while urging the royal majesty to remain a father figure.

The group enjoined EPA leadership to draw up a team of Ebira eminent personalities to interface with the governor and the Ohinoyi on key matters of critical interest in Ebira nation.