Kwara communities communal clash Tsaragi Share

Police deploy officers to warring Kwara communities. PC: FreshInsight)

Kwara State Police Command said it had deployed personnel to quell the communal clash in the Kwara communities;

Tsaragi and Share communities of the state were engulfed in a renewed communal clash in the early hours of Thursday.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi, said this in a telephone interview with NAN on Thursday.

“We received information and immediately deployed our men there, we’ve restored normalcy as I am speaking with you,” he said.

It was reported that the aged-long rivals, Share in Ifelodun Local Government Area and its neighbouring community, Tsaragi in Edu Local Government Area of the state, were engulfed in a renewed communal clash in the early hours of Thursday, leaving many injured.

Also, the Kwara Government said it has taken immediate steps to maintain peace in the renewed clash between the warring communities of the state.

Rafiu Ajakaiye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, disclosed in a statement in Ilorin on Thursday adding that security agents had been deployed and were doing a good job.

The government, he said, had appealed to all sides to maintain peace and order while the development was still being monitored.

According to him, the state governor is talking every other minute with the leaders on all sides to ensure peace is restored.