There an ongoing clash between Yoruba and Hausa communities in Ibadan, Oyo state and the fight is currently bloody as thugs reportedly hacks people who don’t speak Yoruba.
According to reports, the incident occurred following the burning of Sasa Ibadan yesterday, February 13 as houses and shops were targeted in a clash between Hausa and Yoruba.
Also, an eyewitness revealed that the clash reportedly started after an Hausa man stabbed a Yoruba cobbler on Thursday, as a result of a misunderstanding and that the cobbler was rushed to the hospital but later declared dead on Friday morning.
The ethnic fight has heightened as one of Dangote’s trucks was reportedly burnt due to the ongoing fight.
See some of the reactions on Twitter following the ongoing clash.
Thugs are hacking people that can’t speak Yoruba in Ibadan🥺😳😳
Firstly, it is totally unacceptable. Secondly, the state and federal governments actions and inactions brought us here.
— Yemi (@Babygiwa) February 13, 2021
Dangote Trucks are smashed, burnt, the Hausas are running for their dear lives pic.twitter.com/R18PRPHtdj
— 20/10/2020 (@Femi_Gbaro) February 13, 2021
Guys, check on ur people in Ibadan
Ibadan is really hot o. This Aboki and Yoruba fight is getting too much.
Guns and cutlass everywhere in my area. I am no longer at home now with my mum.
Pray for us guys.
Pls we need help in Akinyele Ibadan.
Retweet massively. @connectIBADAN
— 🍰(Y'Cakes)IBADAN Male Baker. (@YCakes_etal) February 13, 2021