No less than two persons have been reportedly killed in a crisis that erupted in the Mowe-Ofada area of Ogun State.
It was learned that the violence, which was caused by a clash between two rival groups started late on Thursday and snowballed to Friday morning.
It was gathered eyewitnesses said that many traders were scared to open their shops.
One of them, Titi, said, “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.”
Another trader at Mowe said, ” The boys are fighting. Police came to send them away but we have not started selling. Everywhere is scanty.
“They started the fight yesterday evening and continued this morning. Two people were killed at Adesan and Onibode junction.”
The State police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the violence said, “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.”