Earlier this morning some igbo traders and some Akure indigenes clash in Akure the Ondo State capital. The brutal in incident which occurred at the popular OjaOba market in Akure in which the both side exchange gunfire.
An eyewitness explained that one of the igbotraders in the market stabbed a follower of a masquerade passing through the market which left him with severe injuries and quickly rushed to a nearby hospital. The youths now mobilized themselves at the Odopetu for reprisal attack and massive revenge.
The whole situation was quickly curtailed by the presence of the Security operatives who later brought peace to the market as confirmed by Chief Press secretary to the Deji of Akure(paramoumt ruler) Michael Adeyeye. He stated that no live was lost but little sustained injuries.