The National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Ajibola Basiru, has called for a peaceful resolution of the Ifon-Ilobu crisis in Osun State.
The party secretary, in a statement, condemned the conflict which has led to loss of lives and destruction of properties.
He called on leaders to take effective steps in dousing tension in the two communities, according to Daily Post.
He expressed optimism that dialogue would foster peace and harmony between the communities in Osun State.
According to him, “I call on traditional rulers, local leaders, community elders and the government to take effective steps towards dousing the tension that has given birth to conflagration.
“I believe constructive discussions, implementing conflict resolution mechanisms and peaceful negotiations can breed an enduring and lasting harmony between the warring communities and engender a large-scale peace in Osun State.
“It is our collective responsibility to come together as citizens, set aside our differences, recognize our shared history, culture and norms to build stronger communities, foster physical and economic growth and secure a better future for the coming generation,” he said.