Monarch, residents protest Fayose’s plan to cut ‘sacred’ tree

Tension is mounting in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, over the State Government’s plot to demolish a sacred tree serving as a sacrificial spot for the town.

The government has insisted that the tree was obstructing the ongoing road dualisation in the town and must be cut down

Some youths and traditionalists of the town had on Monday resisted an attempt by the government agents and the contractor handling the project to remove the tree.

On Tuesday the youths continued with the protest and held up traffic for hours and also lit bonfires …..




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