Ondo State Assembly of Traditional Religion Worshippers have called on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to involve them in the move to curb heinous activities of criminal herdsmen in the state and the South West region.
They said they have been quiet because nobody invited them to help find solution to activities of criminal herdsmen in the state.
Speaking at a press briefing in Akure, Coordinator of the traditional worshipers, Chief Adewale Oso, said they have the spiritual support of the ancestors and Olodumare to cooperate with government to chase out criminals in the state.
Chief Oso who called for collaboration with the state government for the purpose of applying workable solutions to the problems of criminal herdsmen.
JOso stated that it was wrong for the state government to ignore them in the fight against crimes and criminality.
He called on Northen elders and elites to embark on massive education of their children.
Accoridng to him, “We want to appeal to our Christian and Islamic brothers to cooperate with us. Let us fight this battle together for peace and freedom in our ancestral land.
“Our traditions have powers to expose evil doers around us. If some people are killing and hiding, when authorities do the right thing, in the traditional way, they would be exposed.
“Every town should have Oluawo (Chief Priest) that will be consulting the Ifa and performing rituals every week as well as appease to the deities so that peace can prevail in our land.”
He said Sunday Ighoho should be supported in his fight against criminal herdsmen.
Source : The Nation Newspaper