Kwara Cancels Independence Anniversary Parade

The Kwara State Government  on Thursday  cancelled the 55th Independence anniversary parade scheduled to hold at the Metropolitan Square, Ilorin, the state capital.

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The Secretary to the Government of Kwara State, Alhaji Sola Gold, in a statement said the cancellation followed security reports that certain individuals arrived the state on Wednesday night allegedly with the intention of unlawfully disrupting the independence day celebration and endangering lives.
Gold regretted any inconvenience the cancellation of the independence celebration parade may cause, adding  that the government considerered public safety more paramount.

Source: Punch

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