2 feared killed as crisis rocks Ondo community

April 25, 2023

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Crisis has again erupted in Ikare Akoko, Akoko Northeast local government area of Ondo state as gunshots were fired sporadically into the air on Monday.

This forced many shop owners and market women to hurriedly close their shops while commercial activities were grounded.

It was learnt that two persons were shot dead while houses were burnt during the mayhem between two warring parts of the community.

Some residents lamented that security agents were inadequate to douse the tension while the Ondo state government was advised to immediately declared a curfew in the town and find a lasting solution to the senseless conflict in the town.

Blueprint reports that the cause of the crisis was unknown as at the time of filing this report.

The state government had recently set up a panel to look into communal and religious issues causing unrest in the town but the committee is yet to submit its report.

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