Chaos In Ibadan As Masquerade Violent Youths Clashes
Although, no life lost but it was uproar for hours on Sunday afternoon at the Popoyemoja area of Ibadan, when a group of youths regarded as area boys clashed over the proceedings of a popular masquerade called Abidielege.
Westerndailynews gathered that, the power tussle fight erupted shortly after Abidielege Masquerade and his followers left the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, which is a stone throw to an Hot Spot at Idi-Arere.
An eye witness revealed that, the
idi-Arere junction ” fine boys” descended heavily on Abidielege accompany boys which resulted to pandemonium in the area.
The ugly fight later escalated to Beere, Orita-Merin, Oja’ba, Idi-Arere, Isale-Ijebu and other hot spots in the area.
However, it was reported that Nigerian Police force, Oyo state command were able to gained control of the scenes as normalcy was restored hours later.