A contest over who was the rightful customer
of an unidentified sex worker led to a clash between two communities in
Ibese, Yelwa Local Government Area of Ogun,The
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Ogun, ASP Muyiwa Adejobi,
who confirmed the incident on Thursday, said the crisis started when
two men disagreed over who the true customer of the woman was.
said at least 30 articulated vehicles were still burning as at the
time of visit, adding that several persons who sustained injuries
during the clash had been taken to undisclosed hospitals.
The source said that three persons also lost their lives in the crisis.
However, Adejobi, who denied that three persons died, said that the
crisis escalated because it was not well managed by leaders in the area.
“The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ikemmefuna Okoye and other top members
of the force had visited the area. As we speak, the area has been
fortified with the deployment of more policemen. Residents of the area
have nothing to worry about as we are on top of the situation,” Adejobi
To forestall possible attack on the Dangote Cement Factory located in
the area, an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) was placed in front of