Three Killed, Scores Injured, Monarch’s Vehicles Set Ablaze Over Traditional Festival In Ekiti[PHOTOS]
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Crisis brew in Ire Ekiti in Oye Local Government of Ekiti state over the traditional festival of Ogun festival.
The festival is an annual celebration in the ancient city of the state. The residents of the ancient town attacked palace and chased out their King.
It was gathered that the Kabiyesi and his council passed a resolution that this year celebration of Ogun festival won’t be celebrated elaborately because of covid-19 and adherence to its protective protocols.
This resolution did not go down with his subjects. The subjects subsequently attacked Oniire palace and chased out their Kabiyesi.
As at time of filling this report three people was said to have been died during this fracas and scores were seriously injured with the King’s vehicle s set ablaze by the angry protesters.