Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has appealed to both ethnic groups to restore their previous amicable relationship after reopening the Shasha market in Ibadan, Oyo state.
He made the announcement after a meeting with leadership of the market, stakeholders and security agencies at the House of Chiefs in ibadan, Oyo state capital.
He said there is a need to reopen the market after listening to the leaders and considering the economic implications it might bring to the market.
Meanwhile, Iroko market remain closed which is the
Governor Making wrote on his Twitter handle;
“This morning, we met with the leaders and stakeholders of Sasa community. After listening to them and considering the economic implications, I directed that the market be reopened except the Iroko market where the crisis originated from which is to remain closed.”
“I appealed to both ethnic groups to restore their previous amicable relationship. I also directed that the market be cleared of all debris, solar street lights installed to ensure the market environment is well-lit and palliatives distributed to the affected traders.”
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