Ekiti State Deputy Governor Bisi Egbeyemi and four traditional rulers have intervened in the boundary crisis between Igbemo-Ekiti and Orun-Ekiti communities.
A bus stop shed built by the Orun youths was allegedly set ablaze two weeks ago by Igbemo youths who claimed that the land on which the project was sited belongs to their (Igbemo) community.
At a peace meeting in his office in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, Egbeyemi warned the two communities against erecting new structures on the disputed boundary.
A statement yesterday by his Special Assistant (SA) on Media, Odunayo Ogunmola, said the directive became necessary to prevent violence and ensure lasting peace between the two neighbouring towns.
The monarchs at the peace meeting included the Oloye of Oye-Ekiti, who is also the Chairman of the Council of Obas, Oba Oluwole Ademolaju; the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Adeyemo Adejugbe; the Oluyin of Iyin-Ekiti, Oba Ademola Ajakaye and the Onigede of Igede-Ekiti, Oba James Aladesuru.