Oyo Govt. Shuts Shasha Market To Forestall Peace
The oyo state government has declared dusk to dawn curfew around Shasha area and a closure of the market indefinitely till peace returns to the area.
Shasha , Ojoo area of Akinyele Local Government, oyo state have been troubled since the late hours of thursday as fracas broke out between Yoruba and Hausa traders in the market claiming about four lives.
The curfew is to run from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.
The statement warned residents of the affected area to go about their legitimate businesses peacefully, stating that anyone caught perpetrating violence will face the wrath of the law.
The statement read: “His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde has directed the immediate closure of Shasha market indefinitely following reports of a breach of peace in the area.
“The governor has also approved the imposition of curfew on Shasha. It will run from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.
“Residents of the affected area are enjoined to go about their legitimate businesses within the hours stipulated by the law.
“Anyone caught disrupting the peace of the community will be made to face the wrath of the law.”