Senator preaches peace over Shasha market


The lawmaker representing Oyo Central, Senator Teslim Folarin, has urged the residents and indigenes of Shasha market, Ibarapaland and other communities in Oyo State affected by killings to embrace peace.

He said the recent incidents are creating fears, which must not be allowed to fester.

Folarin, who was on an official visit to Shasha community to condole with the Baale of Shasha, the Seriki of Shasha and thousands of affected traders, said the wanton destruction of lives and property at Shasha market was unfortunate and avoidable.

He appealed to Oyo State Government and stakeholders not to engage in blame game and politicisation of security issues.

The Ajia Balogun of Ibadanland, Chief Adegboyega Adegoke, stressed the need for a peaceful coexistence between the Yoruba and the Hausa at Shasha market and other places in the state, saying this will boost economic development and growth.

Also joining Oloye Folarin on the official visit were Hakeem…



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