There was pandemonium in Ibadan this morning when political thugs clashed leading to the death of three persons. The crisis that started last night, according to eye witness accounts, left three hoodlums dead while several others sustained varied degrees of injury. It was gathered that the clash with started around Born Photo area of the ancient city last night spread like a wide fire in the summer to the adjoining streets in the area in the early hours of this morning.
When our correspondent visited the scene of the clash, stern-looking soldiers were sighted taking strategic positions at Bode causing traffic bottlenecks in the area.
It was gathered that no fewer than ten hoodlums were arrested by the police which engaged in a door-to-door search for the miscreants. It was gathered that a politician gave some hoodlums N100,000 for the Yuletide, of which the sharing formula was said to be the cause of the bloody clash.