The Government of Ekiti State has appealed to the citizens of the state to shun any tempatation to resort to self help or foment trouble as a result of current hardship occasioned by fuel shortage and the naira redesigned policy of the federal government.
The state government in a statement by the Special Adviser to the governor on Media, Mr Yina Oyebode urged leaders in the state to prevail on the youth not to participate in any act that is inimical to the peace of the state.
The statement reads :
“The Government of Ekiti State empathises with all residents on the challenges being faced on account of the lingering fuel shortage and scarcity of the new naira notes.
“Government, however, appeals to all residents to remain calm and go about their daily activities peacefully as concerted efforts are being made to redress the situation.
“We specifically appeal to all our traditional rulers, religious leaders, political leaders . community leaders and leaders of thought to help prevail on the citizens, especially our youths. not to allow themselves to be used to foment any trouble on account of the current situation.
“The Governor Biodun Oyebanji administration is committed to the welfare and wellbeing of all citizens of the state and is exploring all avenues to make life more comfortable for them.