Four Northern Governors accompanies Seyi Makinde to visit Shasha market, amidst ethnic clash

Four Northern governors visited and accompanied Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, to Shasha Market in Ibadan the state to assess the level of destruction at the scene of the clash between the Yoruba and Hausa communities.

The Northern governors included Abdulahi Ganduje of Kano State; Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, Bello Matawalle of Zamfara and Abubakar Sanni of Niger States.

On Friday, February 12, Hausa and Yoruba traders in the community clashed following a disagreement.

The clash resulted to the loss of lives and the destruction of properties, which led to the visit of the Governors, as they inspected the damage done at the Shasha market.

They also visited to the Seriki of Shasha, Alhaji Haruna Maiyasin after which they also visited the Baale of Shasha to appeal to both ethnic groups to embrace peace.

 

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