They Move In A Bid To Create Unity, Promote Peace And Foster Development
The communities of Offa and Erin ile in the Offa and Oyun Local government area of Kwara state, have resolved to end the age long communal clash between themselves so as to promote development, growth and mutual benefit.
A youth organization committed to peace and development of the area decision to create peace between the two communities so as to foster development through unity.
It is recalled that the two communities had been involved in age long communal clashes, particularly on three occasions, where many lives and property were lost.
Speaking during the parley in Ilorin on Friday, chairman, main organizing committee, Ladorb peace initiative, Umar Balogun, said that conflict had discouraged the people from realizing potentials towards economic prosperity, Naija News learnt.
“In recent history, one cannot mention Offa and Erin Ile without acknowledging the conflict between both communities. It’s unfortunate that the two communities had suffered losses in such a war that had no economic value, but displaced many lives”, he said.