Nigeria: Many Injured, Outlets Burnt As Residents Conflict in Ogun

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Police say no life was misplaced within the conflict

Residents of Lafenwa in Abeokuta, Ogun State, engaged each other in a bloody conflict that left a number of folks injured and retailers torched.

The conflict, which started Monday night, climaxed Tuesday morning, resulting in the destruction of properties price tens of millions of Naira.

It was gathered that bother started after a person from the northern a part of the nation fought one other from the South-west. The chief of the previous, who was known as to mediate, was attacked and injured, resulting in his folks to take up arms.

“The person (chief) is presently receiving remedy on the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ida-Aba.”

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident, disclosing that, the scenario had been introduced below management.

He added that no life was misplaced, opposite to the report {that a} resident was killed.

“I am conscious of the conflict, however the scenario has been introduced below management and we have now made some arrests. I do not need to disclose the variety of individuals we have now arrested, however we have now made some arrests.

“However, opposite to what individuals are insinuating, no life was misplaced, however folks had been injured whereas retailers had been additionally burnt and property destroyed.”


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