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EndSARS: Oba Of Lagos Pardons Hoodlums Who Stole His Staff Of Office



The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu has forgiven those who looted his palace and carted away with items including his Staff of Office, Heraldng reports.

Recall that during the End SARS protests, some youths broke into his palace in Iga Idunganran, Lagos state and carted away items including his Staff of Office, but was was later returned.

According to a statement, the traditional ruler insisted that nobody could dethrone him, adding that his ascension to the stool was divine.

Akiolu said this during the inauguration of the Lagos City Centre established by the Lagos Island East Local Government Area.

Speaking on the LC Centre, while commending the council for the initiative, he urged the authorities to invest more in the empowerment of youths.

I’m.another development, The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has demanded President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation over the worsening insecurity situation and economic hardship in the nation.

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NEF spokesman, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed made the call Wednesday during a Channels Television‘s programme, Politics Today on Wednesday.

He said the president had nothing new to offer to Nigerians, adding that he failed in his first few years to deliver on the 2015 campaign promises he made.

Baba-Ahmed recalled that Buhari asked his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to resign in 2013 over insecurity, saying the latest call for President Buhari’s resignation over the same issue was therefore in order.


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