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Confusion as land grabbers unleash Oro deity on Ogun community

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The Siun area of the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State was recently thrown into confusion as some land grabbers allegedly unleashed the Oro deity on the residents without prior notice.

The state government, PUNCH Metro learnt, had restricted the appearance of the Oro deity to between midnight and before dawn, but when the alleged land grabbers brought it out around 7pm, women and non-indigenes, who were traditionally barred from seeing it, had to run for cover.

Eyewitnesses, who spoke to our correspondent, condemned the suspected land grabbers for not following the due process before bringing the deity out, adding that the land grabbers were fond of terrorising the community.

Read more: PUNCH, June 5, 2019

 

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