Gunshots As Youths Clash In Ondo Community.


Ikare-Akoko, the headquarters of the Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State is in pandemonium following a crisis that erupted between two rival youth groups, during the youth carnival celebrations in the town.

Several gunshots were reported to have rent the air while residents scamper for safety.

๐•น๐–”๐–‡๐–‘๐–Š ๐•ฝ๐–Š๐–•๐–”๐–—๐–™๐–Š๐–—๐–˜ ๐•ธ๐–Š๐–‰๐–Ž๐–† gathered that the crisis started on Tuesday evening after a disagreement between the two groups.


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A source in the community disclosed that the clash in which many were injured may not be unconnected to a power tussle between a monarch, the Olukare of Ikare, Oba Akadiri Momoh and a community head, the Olokoja of Okoja, Chief Idowu Ogunye.

The spokesperson for the Ondo State Police Command, SP Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya confirmed the incident. She noted that the two warring factions have been asked to put an end to the clash.




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