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Residents Block Ekiti Road To Protest Incessant Kidnapping, Robbery

Motorists and commuters travelling on the Ado-Ikere highway have been subjected to untold hardship following the blocking of the route by the residents of Irede in the Ajebandale area of Ado Ekiti over the alleged incessant kidnapping and robbery attack on them.

As at the time of this report, the residents in their large number barricaded the ever busy road leaving users stranded.

Some of them carried placards with various inscriptions bearing their agitation while some continued to chant solidarity songs.

The agitation of the residents, according to witnesses is sequel to alleged kidnapping of a pastor in the area on Sunday as well as incessant robbery attack on them.

According to the protesters, the state of insecurity in the area is alarming as they could no longer sleep with their two eyes closed.

The said the protest was to call the attention of appropriate authorities to find solution to the ugly development.

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