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Makinde, Akeredolu Meet Ibadan Market Combative Parties, Seek Peace
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Makinde, Akeredolu Meet Ibadan Market Combative Parties, Seek Peace

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde and his Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State paid a visit to the crisis embroiled Shaha community in Ibadan, Oyo State on Sunday to sue for peace. The governors urged a return to calm and peaceful coexistence between the Hausa community and their Yoruba hosts. There were reports of an alleged clash between members of the Yoruba and Hausa communities on Friday, resulting in the death of scores and the destruction of properties worth a fortune. Akeredolu and Makinde while addressing the people at the Shasha market and the palace of the Baale Shasha asked residents to desist from taking laws into their hands. The Oyo State governor, Makinde pledged to give palliatives to traders whose wares were destroyed during the crisis, urging the factions t...