Ile ife crisis started between a Yoruba woman and Hausa man – panel
By Gbenga Olarinoye
Osogbo – The judicial panel of inquiry set up by Osun state governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, to unravel the circumstances that led to the communal clash between Hausa and Yoruba communities at Sabo area, Ile-Ife, yesterday concluded its sittings.
The fracas that ensued between Hausa and Yoruba in Ile-Ife on March 8, led to the death of many people.
Governor Aregbesola while innaugurating the panel charged the committee members to investigate the remote causes of the crisis and recommendations within four weeks.
The panel which began its sitting on April 19, 2017, however did not receive any eyewitness account from those that testified before it.
Majority of those that submitted memoranda were those that approached the panel for compensation from the government.
While many claimed that their shops were looted during the fracas, others also claimed…