The Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) of police, ICT, David Folawiyo,has reiterated the resolve of the Police authority to bring back peace to the troubled Shasha area of Ibadan, Oyo state.
Folawiyo stated this yesterday after his tour of the burnt market and visit to the Seriki Shasha and the Bale at Shasha, in Ibadan.
He noted that ‘initial findings show that the crisis was not ethnic.’
‘The police is working to unravel the motive of the perpetrators of the destruction and arson witnessed at the market.’ he declared.
He said ‘our strength and actions are as big as our advocacy for peace. The people appear peaceable and the violence is suspicious. It has no ethnic dimensions‘.
The DIG said the Command is waiting on the government to reopen the market and to see other administrative details on the affected areas.
It would be recalled that there was violence at Shasha Market in Ibadan last week which resulted to arson and deadly fatality.
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