There is an ongoing ethnicity clash between the Yorubas and Hausas at the sabo market in Ile-ife, Osun state.
The fight was learnt to have started after a bus driver hit a woman with his side mirror at the Sabo market. The Hausa men there started beating up the driver, leaving him with cutlass injuries.
The next day, the members of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) came to retaliate having learnt of the previous day event. This has reportedly led to the death of about five persons , while others sustained injuries.
Residents within the Sabo market and neighboring areas have all deserted for purpose of security. Meanwhile, the armed forces are being dispatched to restore sanity to the area.