Warri south LGA bans youth carnivals in Igbudu
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Warri South Local Government Council, has banned all youth carnivals in Igbudu Community, Warri, henceforth, pending when a peaceful ambience is guaranteed in the community.
Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr. Michael Tidi, announced the ban yesterday, Monday October 5, after an emergency meeting with Security Chiefs and leaders of Arewa and their host Igbudu Community, held at the Warri South Council Main Secretariat, Warri.
According to the Warri South Council Chief Security Officer, the proscription which also affects ladies’ night, is without prejudice to traditional rites, as any intended traditional rite for the time being, should be communicated to the council authority for necessary consideration and approval.
Meanwhile, the Arewa and Igbudu leaders who attended the meeting, stated that the incident that led to the death of one person in the community last week, had no ethno – religious colouration, but traced to cultism and consumption of hard drugs.