… as Tension on Demolition of Mosque Built Inside Filling Stations Laid to Rest.
The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has again reiterated his administration’s commitment at making the state better than he met it.
He gave the assurance after inspection of the on going Ado-Ikere third phase dual carriage way. He expressed satisfaction on the level of work done.
According to him, government would not allow erecting illegal structures without approval like filling stations or building worship centers inside the filling station is no longer allowed.
Mr Fayose noted that the government urban renewal has no political colorization but for the overall interest of Ekiti people.
Meanwhile, the tension among Muslim community in Ekiti State over government’s threat to demolish some mosque built inside petrol stations has been laid to rest as governor Fayose and leaders of the Muslim community have reached pact and resolved the matter.
The meeting was held at the government House Ado Ekiti, led by president general of the supreme council for Islamic Affairs for South West, Edo and Delta, Sheik Jamiu Kewulere Belly and others in attendance.
After the meeting, it was resolved that the mosques marked for demolition would be left alone but must only be used for private and not commercial.
In an interview, Governor Fayose clarified that there is no political bias in his government’s plan to demolish worship centres inside filling stations but safety of the people.
Also, the former deputy governor in Ekiti State Alhaji Sikiru Tae Lawal who was part of the delegation said they agreed with the decision of the State Government.
Sunday, April 23 2017, 10:36 pm
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