The Oyo State Government has ordered the immediate closure of the Shasha market in Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan following the skirmishes in the area on Friday.
A statement signed by Mr. Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, indicated that the governor gave the order so as to forestall breakdown of law and order in the area.
The statement warned residents of the area to go about their legitimate businesses peacefully, stating that anyone caught perpetrating violence would face the wrath of the law.
It read, “His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde has directed the immediate closure of Shasha market indefinitely following reports of a breach of peace in the area.“The governor has also approved the imposition of a curfew on Shasha. It will run from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.“Residents of the affected area are enjoined to go about their legitimate businesses within the hours stipulated by the law.“Anyone caught disrupting the peace of the community will be made to face the wrath of the law.”