According to report reaching oyogist.com, oyo state Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has ordered an immediate release of one hundred million naira to the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewunmi for renovation of the palace following invasion of the palace by hoodlums in the wake of #ENDSARS protest.
The Governor gave the directive during a sympathy visit to the palace to assess the level of damages done at the palace an assessment visit to the palace .
Makinde explained that beyond the ENDSARS protest, most Nigerians have become frustrated over prevailing harsh economic reality in the country and if government fail to address youth idleness with gainful employment there might be future disaster.
He also noted that while his government was not against peaceful protest, protesters must be responsible enough to voice their concerns as the state government would work more at ensuring youths in the state were meaningfully engaged.
The Governor also instructed the commissioner for local government and chieftaincy matters, Chief Bayo Lawal and caretaker chairman of Ogbomosho north local government to make an evaluation of vehicles and other items destroyed for fixing.