May 25, 2024

May 25, 2024

Three Feared Dead As Hausa, Hoodlums Clash In Ogun Community

No fewer than three persons were alleged to have been killed in a fight that ensued between some thugs and the Hausa people living in Sabo area of Ede town, Osun State.


It was learnt that a massive riot broke out in Ede, Ede North Local Government Area of the state as Hausa people and hoodlums in the town clashed.


The crisis, according to a resident of the town  said the problem started when suspected thugs went to attack the Hausa community, but were repelled, and in the process, two of the hoodlums were killed while one Hausa man died.


It was learnt that the leader of the thugs, who was said to have invaded Sabo, the sojourning area of the Hausas, was the second-in-command to a notorious thug, simply identified as Rasheed Okoilu, whom the police had declared wanted over series of  criminal allegations.


Speaking further, he said it has been a while since Rasheed Okoilu’s boys have been going to Sabo, “and the Seriki called him to report his boys, so Rasheed called his second in command named Olopa and instructed them not to go to Sabo again.


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