Kwara governor imposes curfew, deploys soldiers to quell renewed Offa/Erin-Ile clash
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Nigeria, March 4 -- Following the resurgence of an inter-communal clash, Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has imposed a curfew in Offa and Erin-Ile towns.
According to his spokesperson, Rafiu Ajakaye, the curfew will be in force between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. till further notice.
PREMIUM TIMES had earlier reported how violence broke out on Thursday between residents of the two neighbouring communities. The clash started from a fight among road transport workers on Wednesday.
Residents living at the boundary of the two communities who spoke with PREMIUM TIMES said they heard sporadic gunshots on Thursday afternoon but could not say if there were casualties.
Students of the Federal Polytechnic Offa, located at the boundary area,...
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