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.
SECURITY has been beefed up in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State ahead of today’s local government re-run election, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
A NAN correspondent, who visited the council area on Friday, reported that police patrol vehicles were sighted moving round every nook and cranny of the town.
The atmosphere, however, remained tense as the two leading parties in the area, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC), rounded off their campaigns.
The state cmmandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr Yerima Gana, said 600 personnel would be deployed in the council for the poll.
Gana disclosed this when he paid a visit to the Offa office of the state Independent Electoral Commission (KWASIEC) on Friday.
He expressed the command’s preparedness to support other law enforcement agencies to ensure a peaceful, free and fair election in Offa.
In his remarks, the KWASIEC chairman, Abdulrahman Ajidagba, thanked the commandant for the support and expressed the commission’s readiness for a peaceful poll.
Ajidagba said 284 ad-hoc staff had been engaged for the conduct of the re-run election in the council.
Meanwhile, the Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, in a message, appealed to the people to be law-abiding to achieve a peaceful election.”