Governor Adeleke calls for peace among stakeholders, orders reopening of Kajola market

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By Francis Ezediuno

The Osun State Governor, Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke has ordered the reopening of Kajola Market.

This is as the governor also warned stakeholders in the market to desist from unlawful acts that could disrupt the peace of the town.

The Governor’s decision was made after the presentation of reports of the lingering crisis and the outcome of the mediation meeting anchored by the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Rev. Bunmi Jenyo.

DAILY POST had reported that Governor Adeleke had last week directed the Commissioner to wade in and resolve issues from warring factions in the interest of peace in the market which is located at Atakunmosa West local government area of the state.

The governor said, ” I am a man of peace and would ensure there is adequate security for the lives and properties of the people, not only in Kajola-Ijesha but also across every nook and cranny of Osun State

“It is high time you all stopped hostilities among yourselves and settle for peace. We will not condone indiscipline. Anyone caught beating the drum of violence will be made to face the full wrath of the law.

“The market is hereby reopened on Saturday, 12th August 2023, without delay to safeguard the livelihood of citizens, who earn their living in transacting their varying businesses in Kajola market.”

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