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#SayNoToEthnicViolence: We can’t afford another war, Nigerians echo

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Nigerians have taken to the popular microblogging site, Twitter, to call for an end to ethnic violence amidst fear of another civil war.
Violence erupted in Oyo State over the weekend after the Yorubas and the Hausas in the Shasha market in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state clashed on Friday, amidst the killings of farmers by suspected herdsmen as well as abductions.

A number of persons have reportedly died while properties have been vandalised as a result of the conflicts between the warring parties.

Although the state government run by Governor Seyi Makinde has imposed a 24-hour curfew after shutting the market and deploying securing operatives to the hot zone, the clashes have not totat=lly subsided as there are still reports of attacks in the area.

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Reacting to the development on Twitter, Nigerians have called for the conflicting tribes in the area to embrace peace and unity while nothing that the country does not want another civil war under #SayNoToEthnicViolence.

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