Oyo Crisis: Nigerians have right to live, work, enjoy their lives under law – VP

Following the violent clash at Shasha, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that every Nigerian has the constitutional right to live and do their daily businesses under the protection of the law.
Osinbajo said this on Sunday when he paid a condolence visit to the family of late Jakande in Ilupeju, Lagos State.
The vice president condemned the recent clash between some Yoruba and Hausa traders at the Shasha Market in Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital.
Recall that chaos broke out at Shasha Market in Ibadan following a disagreement between a Yoruba man and a Hausa resident on Thursday leading to the death of many people.
Despite the closure of the market by the state government, the clash between the two resident tribes continued till the weekend.
Reacting, the vice president described the incident as unfortunate mayhem, adding that the tragic loss of lives at the market was condemnable.
According to him, “Shasha market has been a melting pot for traders bringing foodstuff from the North to the Southwest for decades.

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