Olofa Denies Lamenting Over Unfulfilled Promises



OlofaThe Olofa Of Offa in Kwara State had denied criticizing governments for failing to fulfill promises made to his domain. Tajudeen Oloyede, principal private secretary to Olofa in Council who issued a statement on behalf of the revered monarch also pleaded that traditional institutions should not be dragged into partisan politics.
“The Olofa in Council has denied lamenting over the unfulfilled promises made by successive administration in the state to enhance development in the ancient town”, the statement said.
“The clarification followed media reports where the Olofa in Council was quoted to have lamented over unfulfilled promises by the past and the present government”,it said further.
According to the secretary to the Olofa in Council “While it is a fact that the Olofa in Council received the Hon. Minister for National Planning, Dr. Abubakar Olanrewaju Suleiman, who paid a courtesy call on the 6th October, 2014, we would like to state for the record that there was no time during the visit that the Olofa in Council criticised the Kwara State Government.
“To the contrary, it was the Hon. Minister for National Planning, Dr. Abubakar Suleiman as widely reported in the media that spoke on the deplorable state of Ajase–Ipo -Offa Road which is a designated Federal Road.
“As a traditional institution and a non-partisan entity, the Olofa in Council will like to caution that the institution should be insulated and not be dragged into partisan politics.
“The Olofa in Council prayed for peace and stability in the state and the country at large,”the statement said.

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