2023: I will end farmers/herders' clash in Ogun- Adebutu

The People's Democratic Party governorship candidate, Hon. Ladi   Adebutu has promised to find a lasting solution to the state's ongoing violent conflict between farmers and herdsmen in the Yewa area.

Adebutu disclosed this while addressing residents of Yewa North Local Government area of the state during his campaign rally to the council area on Monday.

Recalled that farmers and herdsmen in Yewa area of the state had in past engaged in bloody clashes which claimed many lives, several injured and property worth millions of naira destroyed.

The governorship candidate assured residents of the area of adequate security if elected as the governor of the state.

Adebutu bemoaned the area's ongoing conflicts between farmers and herdsmen had negatively impacted agricultural production, endangering the state's ability to feed its citizens.

He urged the people to keep up their peaceful coexistence and avoid ethnic and tribal conflict, both of which have the potential to disturb the state's calm.
Adebutu also assured the people of rapid development of the area and Ogun state in general.

He said, "Whatever development one has to bring, there must adequate security because without security nothing can go right.

"If fish wants to get spoil it starts from the head, may our country never spoil. It is of the best things for a country to develop from top to bottom, so I called on everyone to stop ethnicity and tribal war, let us remain united.

"When local government autonomy is restored to all Local Government, we shall make sure that things go in place".

Adebutu called on the people of the area and Ogun people at large to vote for the Presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar and all other candidates of the party.

Meanwhile, the Hausa/Fulani community in the area has pledged their support for Adebutu and all other PDP candidates ahead of the elections.

Speaking on behalf of the Hausa/Fulani community, the Seriki Fulani, Ibrahim Jangoido described Adebutu as a unifying leader.

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