SHASHA MAYHEM: Four Northern Governors Visit Makinde to Find Lasting Peace - Penangle | News Portal in Nigeria
Tue. Jun 25th, 2024
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As a result of the tribal crisis that erupted between Hausa settlers and their Yoruba hosts in Shasha community of Akinyele Local Government Area, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital over the weekend, some Northern Governors on Monday visited their Oyo State counterpart, Governor Seyi Makinde to find lasting peace to the mayhem.

The governors who were received at the Government House, Agodi, include Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello; Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle; Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje and Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Bagudu.
It would be recalled that Governor Seyi Makinde had earlier on Monday declared in a state-wide broadcast that his government would ensure that justice is served for all the victims of the tribal crisis between Hausa and Yoruba residents of Shasha community.

The governors were led into a closed door meeting with Governor Makinde immediately they arrived the Agodi Government House while the meeting lasted about an hour.

The governors, who later came out to take a group photograph after the meeting, promised to address the press on Tuesday after the meeting might have been concluded.

Penangle gathered that the governors will, as part of activities for the visit to the state, tour the Shasha area to make an on-the-spot assessment of the market on Tuesday.

The governors are also billed to meet with various stakeholders from both ethnic groups involved in the crisis with a view to arriving at amicable resolutions.

Top government functionaries that attended the meeting included Special Adviser to Governor Makinde on Security, Mr. Fatai Owoseni; also Special Assistant to Governor Makinde on Community Relations (Arewa Community), Ahmad Murtala, among others.
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