Ogun - Three people were killed during a clash between hoodlums reportedly loyal to two rival traditional rulers in the Ijoko, Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, Punch reports.
The community was thrown into turmoil around 3pm on Wednesday by the thugs, who reportedly wielded guns, cutlasses among other weapons.
Policemen from Sango-Ota Police Division were said to have intervened and restored peace in the area.
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The two traditional rulers Oba Abdulfatahi Matanmi and Oba Lasisi Ogunseye had been at loggerheads for years over who had sovereignty over the community, with both sides attacking each other.
An eyewitness, who identified himself only as Rasaq, said the clash was fuelled by supremacy claim as the thugs belonged to rival cult groups.
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- News 24