Aran-orin is one of the communities in Irepodun Local government Area of Kwara state. Indigens are typically Yoruba and Igbomina language speaking people, who migrated from Ile-Ife at Jaran compound of Ife in Osun state.
They are very rich in culture.
There are different and popular religion in Aran-orin; Christianity, Islam and Traditional belief. Despite different religious belief, there is unending love within the community and good relationship with neighboring community.
Officers of the Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Police Force have re-arrested 54 out of the 175 prisoners who escaped from the Olokuta Medium Security Prison, Akure when some gunmen attacked the prison few days ago.
The Public Relations Officer of the Command, Mr. Wole Ogodo, who stated this in a statement, also denied a newspaper report that 10 travelers were shot and killed by the gunmen during the attack.
According to the Police Spokesperson “The attack on the prisons was carried out by some armed robbers mainly aimed at liberating some members of their gang who were in prison custody.
“No death was recorded either on the side of the security agents, inmate or any traveller.”
Meanwhile, security has been beefed up in Akure and its environs; and other towns such as Ondo, Idanre and Owo by security operatives who have launched a search party for the prisoners still at large.