Fuel hike protest: Don’t allow your children to be used to forment trouble – Olubadan


By; Bayo Akamo, Ibadan.
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji thursday asked Nigerians to give peace a chance in the on going mass protest against fuel price hike in the country.
Oba Adetunji stated this in his palace while receiving members of Oyo State Directorate of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) led by its State Director, Mrs Dolapo Dosunmu.
Specifically, the royal father urged parents not to allow their children to be used to forment trouble in the name of fuel price hike protest.
Stressing that though things may by tough in the country presently, the Olubadan expressed the belief that the Buhari administration had the capacity to tackle the challenges facing Nigeria head-on.
Oba Adetunji then urged Nigerians to give peace a chance while the government looks into the public grievances.
The Oyo NOA Director, Mrs Dolapo Dosunmu in her remark, declared that government was working very hard to diversify the economy by giving agriculture and mining their pride of place.
She noted that the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration inherited series of challenges which it was busy solving one after the other, and that “it is a matter of time for things to return to normalcy”.
Mrs Dosunmu then said NOA would from time to time rely on the counsel and wisdom of the Olubadan and that one of the clear cut cases of intervention in which the Agency would partner with the Oba is to ensure peace.


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