The crisis in Ogun State began late on Thursday and worsened by Friday morning.
One person has been confirmed killed in the violence that ensued in the Mowe-Ofada area of Ogun State.
It was gathered that the crisis in Ogun State began late on Thursday and worsened by Friday morning.
The spokesperson for Ogun police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the violence in the Mowe-Ofada area of the state to The Punch.
Mr Oyeyemi disclosed that violence was caused by a clash between two rival groups.
“It is a fight between two rival groups. One of the cultists was killed yesterday (Thursday) but the situation has been brought under control.”
“We have arrested a suspect in relation to the violence,” he added.
Eyewitnesses told the newspaper that many traders and shop owners were scared to open their business centres due to the incident.
“A dead corpse was found around the Mowe area on Friday morning. We are being careful. Many of us are yet to open our shops. Everywhere is scanty,” an eyewitness, Titi, said.
Another trader at Mowe said, “The boys are fighting. Police came to send them away but we have not started selling. Everywhere is scanty.”
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