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Stay Off Government Facilities – Edo Govt Warns Ritualists

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The Edo Government issued a warning to ritualists on Friday to avoid the Benin state secretariat.

Chris Nehikhare, the commissioner for information, told reporters in Benin on Friday that the government was particularly displeased with members of the Irhirhi group who had killed ceremonial animals at the state secretariat.

“Six persons were arrested on Monday; they will be charged in court. Government is resolute about prosecuting them.

“We know the land grabbers are fighting back.

“Government’s directives must be obeyed. Government will continue to provide infrastructure as long as it is beneficial to the people,’’ he said.

Nehikhare assured that government would intensify its war against land grabbers and other undesirable elements working to frustrate its efforts.

He said also that government had concluded plans to make telecommunications companies operating in the state to lay fibre optic cables in all the 18 local government areas of the state.

The commissioner stressed that the plan became necessary in the face of government’s plan to make Edo an industrial hub.

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