Oyo Police Confirm Death Of One Person In Ibadan Traders’ Crisis, Deploy Operatives


Oyo State Police Command said the crisis that led to the death of one person in Shasa market, Akinyele local government area of Oyo state started as a clash between two miscreants.

Its spokesperson, Olugbenga Fadeyi, said the police and sister agencies have been massively deployed to the scene to restore peace.

While noting that normalcy is gradually returning to the area, he said critical stakeholders have also been consulted to appeal to the people.

Recall that Akéde Ọ̀yọ́ had earlier report that tension allays as marketers scamper for safety after one unidentified man die as a result of misunderstanding between marketers at shasha market

He said:

“It was a clash between two social miscreants in which one of the miscreants, Adeola Sakirundeen ‘m’ was hit by the other and died later while receiving treatment in an hospital.

“The Commissioner of Police (CP), Special Adviser on Security (SA security) and other Police Tactical teams visited the scene for on the spot assessment.

“Massive Police deployment and that of the sister security agencies were made to douse tension.

“Critical stakeholders have also been consulted to appeal to the people. Normalcy is gradually returning to the area.”


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