The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, advised the victims of the Shasa market to ensure ethnic harmony despite the recent clashes between the Hausa and Yoruba traders.
He pledged to upgrade the infrastructural facilities and social amenities such as roads and solar lights for them to enjoy their new base in Akinyele Market.
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After the Shasa market crisis, Daily Trust reports that both Hausa and Yoruba traders have relocated to Akinyele market, in Akinyele village.
Makinde, who stated this while speaking with traders at Akinyele market, said the government is desirous of having as many people as possible making their living legitimately in the state, as, according to him, their activities will also contribute to the state’s economy.