Hausa/Yoruba clash: IGP Deploys Special Forces to Oyo

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forces the Nigerian police have been deployed following the bloodly clash between Yorubas and Hausas claimed many lives.

The Inspector- Police, IGP M.A Adamu ordered the immediate Police Intervention and Stabilization Forces restore peace and reinforce security in .

Recall fights broke in Shasha in Ibadan between the Yoruba and Hausa communities following a disagreement between members of both tribes, leading the of many people.

In a statement released by the spokesperson of the Police , Frank Mba, IGP Adamu charged the Intervention the responsibility of reinforcing and stabilizing security in the state.

The IGP also tasked the forces to prevent further of law and order and to protect lives and properties.

“The Intervention is being coordinated by a Deputy Inspector of Police, DIG David Folawiyo.

“The IGP assures the is committed to the safety of lives and properties of the citizens in the country.

“He calls on the citizens and of to embrace peace and cooperate the Police and the security community as they ensure that peace and security are restored to the affected areas,” the statement read in part.