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Igbo commends Deji on cordial relationship

By Adekola Afolabi
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One of the leaders of Igbo community in Akure, High Chief (Dr) Ezeorji Titus Umewenke (JP), has lauded the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo for the existing cordial relationship between Akure indigenes and Igbo community.

He spoke on the sideline of the Ulefunta/Oyemekun 2018 festival held at the popular MKO Abiola Democracy Park, Akure, the Ondo state capital.

Umewenke, who disclosed that he has been in Akure for many decades, described the cordial and harmonious working relationship between Igbo community and Akure indigenes as very exceptional and unparalleled.

He emphasised that Igbo community has benefitted immensely from the robust peaceful relationship between the indigenes and non-indigenes living and doing business in the state.

He particularly appreciated the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo for being accommodating and his fatherly role to all residents of Akure including indigenes and non-indigenes.

He explained that the existing cordial relationship between indigenes and non-indigenes in the state has brought about rapid infrastructure and socioeconomic development to the State capital.

Umewenke assured the Deji of the unalloyed support of the Igbo community for the paramount ruler to further take the state capital to the path of greatness.

He congratulated the monarch on the successful celebration of Ulefunta festival, describing it as the first of its kind in the history of the ancient city.

He solicited more cooperation, unity and peaceful co-existence among all Indigenes and non-indigenes in the city, to attract more infrastructural development to Akure kingdom.

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