All Nigeria Latest News reports that the government of Ekiti State has successfully mediated peace in Odo Owa Ekiti, situated in the Irede Local Council Development Area. This intervention has brought an end to a seven-year palace boycott by 11 chiefs in the town.

Led by the Obadogun of Idogun Quarters, Chief Ayo Ajayi, the chiefs have returned to the palace of the Olowa of Odo Owa Ekiti, Oba Ayorinde Oyedeji. They have resumed their traditional duties, marking the end of the seven-year period during which these duties were abandoned since 2014.

During a meeting with stakeholders where the Deputy Governor, Bisi Egbeyemi, received a briefing on the implementation of the peace terms, Chief Ajayi, the Obadogun, expressed appreciation for the state government’s intervention in resolving the matter.

The Olowa, Oba Oyedeji, who confirmed that the Obadogun and other chiefs had returned to the palace and started performing their official duties, said, “I thank God and the Ekiti State Government. Peace has returned to our town and we have now been working together as one.”

Also, according to a statement by the Special Assistant (Media) to the Deputy Governor, Odunayo Ogunmola, the crisis was resolved after three rounds of meeting.

The statement added that the deputy government said, “I am happy with the resolution of this crisis and I am happy that peace has returned to Odo Owa. Kabiyesi, please don’t deny anybody their rights and with this development, Odo Owa will move forward.”

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