By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The Warri South Local Government Council Chairman, Dr. Tidi has banned all youth carnivals in Igbudu Community, Warri.
The Council Chairman said, “there will be no carnival in Igbudu henceforth, pending when a peaceful ambience is guaranteed in the community.
Dr. Michael Tidi, announced the ban on Monday afternoon, October 5, 2020. After an emergency meeting with Security Chiefs and leaders of Arewa and their host Igbudu Community, held at the Warri South Council Main Secretariat.
The Warri South Council Chief Security Officer said that, “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”.