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Ogun police debunk Yoruba, Hausa clash



The Ogun State Police Command has debunked the rumour making the round on Saturday,that there was violence between the Yoruba and Hausa community in Ogere area of the state.

In a statement issued by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer‎, Muyiwa Adejobi, he described the news as baseless and untrue.

The statement read,”‎ The attention of the Ogun State police command has been drawn to a rumour in circulation that there is an ethnic clash between Yoruba and Hausa in Ogere,Ogun State.

“The command wishes to debunk the rumour. Such news is baseless and not true.”

Adejobi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police said the command is not leaving any stone unturned to ensure peaceful co-existence among tribal groups in the state.

He added that the ‎state Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali had urged members of the public to disregard the rumour and go about their lawful businesses as there was no breach of peace in any part of Ogun State.

It added, “All hands have been on deck to maintain the peaceful coexistence we enjoy in the state.”