No Omu-Aran indigene involved in kidnapping – ODA

The Omu-Aran Development Association (ODA) in Kwara has dismissed as unfounded reports that some indigenes Omu-Aran were involved in the recent crime kidnapping in the area.

Mr Olayinka Owolewa, the National ODA, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Omu-Aran.

Owolewa explained that although some suspects were arrested in Omu-Aran over kidnapping incidents, none them was an indigenes the area.

Specifically, he said that one of the suspects identified as Ramoni, whose hotel and residence were razed by irate youths, was a herdsman.

“Ramoni is a Fulani and an indigene of Omu-Aran,” he stated.

The alleged kidnapers were said to have been arrested by youths of Odo-Owa in Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara on April 29.

The ODA spokesman said that Omu-Aran people were renown for hard word and dignity across the and in the diasporal.

Acvording to him, the has produced so many prominent people, including ministers, military governors, academicians and industrialists of international repute.

He also cited Bishop David Oyedepo, the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, and American Congres

sman Oye Owolewa, among other eminent citizens.

The statement therefore urged the public to disregard all of misinformation on the real identities of the arrested kinappers in the town, assuring that the will always support enforcement agents in efforts to rid the area and the of criminals.

The ODA also threatened that the would take legal action against any person, organisation group that defame image. (NAN)