Skirmishes: Makinde closes Shasha market indefinitely, imposes curfew



Following skirmishes reported Shasha market Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan, the government has ordered the immediate closure of the market indefinitely.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the gave the order to forestall breakdown of law and order the area and equally imposed a curfew on Shasha and the market area.
The curfew to run from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.
The statement warned residents of the affected area to go about legitimate businesses peacefully, stating that anyone caught perpetrating violence will face the wrath of the law.
The statement read: “ Excellency, Seyi Makinde has directed the immediate closure of Shasha market indefinitely following reports of a of peace the area.
“The 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 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.”