By Seyifunmi Odunuga
The lingering crises between family heads (Mogajis) in Ibadanland has come to an end as all of them now ready to work together in unity for the progress of Ibadanland.
Recall that there has been issues among the family heads in Ibadanland which breaks them into two groups namely ‘the authentic Mogaji’s and ‘the recognized Mogaji’s’.
Speaking over the weekend on behalf of the Mogaji’s during the Ibadan Compound Sports Competition/Fiesta meeting held at Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort, Ibadan, Mogaji Abass Oloko stated that some bad elements within the state caused chaos among the family heads which led to their division, saying that peace will start to reign now that they are ready to work in unity for the progress of the land.
He however called on other Mogaji’s to go back to their respective families and do the needful.
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji has described the step taking by the Mogajis as a welcome development towards the betterment of Ibadanland, saying that any society that works against itself can never move higher.
The monarch stated that it is important for leaders at the grass route to unite and eschew bitterness and rivalry if truly they want progress for Ibadan, adding that it’s a welcome development that the family heads have resolved and decided to work together as one because they have been working contrary to each other for quite for some times.
In his remark, the CEO of Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort, Ibadan, Engr. Dotun Sanusi said that all the two parties within the Mogajis before has promised to unite and work for the progress of the town.
“Each of the Mogajis has been directed by to go back to their respective families and solved their problems, family heads will be holds responsible for any atrocities committed in their families, with all efforts put in place, Ibadan will become the most peaceful city in Nigeria.”