New Yam Festival: Tension In Ondo State


Ilara Mokin community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State was on Friday’s evening thrown into disarray as youths in the community laid siege on their monarch’s palace.

The angry youths, who accused their traditional ruler, Alara of Ilara-Mokin, Oba Aderemi Adefehinti of allegedly refusing to partake in this year’s new yam festival, attacked the monarch alongside his wife.

However, the police spokesperson in the state, Femi Joseph disclosed that the situation was now under control.

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