Edo bans activities in disputed areas between Iguomo, Ikhuenbo communities

By Isaac Olamikan

The communal crisis between Iguomo and Ikhuenbo communities in Edo State has taken a new dimension prompting the state government to adopt some measures to address the issue one of the measures is the suspension of activities in a disputed area between the communities in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state, pending the resolution of the dispute in the communities.

In a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., directed security agencies to enforce the directive of the government.

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He noted, “It is hereby announced for the information of the general public, particularly community members and developers that Edo State Government has banned all activities in the disputed area between Iguomo and Ikhuenbo communities, both in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State, pending the resolution of the dispute.

“All Security Agencies and in particular, the Divisional Police Officer, Okhuaihe are hereby directed to ensure strict enforcement of this directive.”

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