Stop Killing Northerners
Stop Killing Northerners

Dyepkazah Shibayan, The CableNG

Some Nigerians on Twitter have called for peace following the outbreak of violence in Oyo state.

On Friday, violence erupted at Shasha market in Ibadan, Oyo capital, after hoodlums attacked business establishments owned by Hausa traders.

The clash was said to have led to the destruction and looting of more than 40 shops.

Seyi Makinde, governor Oyo, shut down the market and imposed a curfew.

“His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde has directed the immediate closure of Shasha market indefinitely following reports of a breach of peace in the area,” Taiwo Adisa, Makinde’s spokesman, said in a statement on Saturday.

“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.”

Despite the curfew, there were reports of clashes in the Oyo capital.

Citizens have called for an end to violence in the state.

Here are some tweets calling for peace:


















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