Transparency and Integrity

2/13/2021

BREAKING : Gov. Makinde Imposes 24 Hours Curfew, Shuts Shasha Market

 




Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, Declares 24Hrs Curfew Following Eruption Of Violence In The State. 



Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has ordered the immediate closure of Shasha market in Ibadan, the state capital. He also declared a dusk to dawn curfew in the area.


Governor Makinde gave the order on Saturday following the outbreak of violence in the area which led to the death of one person.

A statement made by Taiwo Adisa the Spokesperson, revealed that a market has also been closed down as a result of the violence. 

“ 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 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.


The closure of the market, a hub for tomato and pepper trade, led to a scarcity of the products in some places in Ibadan.


At Eleyele market, a tomato trader told Governors Mandate that she could not buy goods owing to the crisis.


“ It is because of the fight in the market yesterday. I didn’t find goods to buy. These ones here are from the day before yesterday and they will soon finish. After selling these, there is nothing left for me,” 

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