Sasa Crisis: Makinde, 4 Northern Govs. Visit Serkin Sasa
In a bid to find lasting solution to the crisis which engulfed the popular Sasa market, Ibadan, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has led four governors of the Northern Zone of the country to the palace of the Serkin Sasa, Alhaji Haruna Maiyasin.
The governors are Abdullahi Ganduje Kano, Bello Matawalle ,Zamfara,
Abubakar Bagudu Kebbi and Abubakar Bello,Niger state.
The team which include security heads in Oyo state ,Special Adviser to Governor Makinde on Security,Fatai Owoseni,chairman Advisory Council, Sen Hosea Agboola, and former speaker,Senator Monsurat Sumonu were received warmly to the palace of Serkin Sasa.
Radio Nigeria observed that there was heavy presence of security in strategic places within and outside the market with aerial survellaice by the Nigeria policeforce.
In an opening remark,the Serkin Sasa of Ibadanland,Alhaji Ahmodu Zugeru while regretting the unfortunate incident however lauded governor Makinde for his peaceful relationship with the Hausa community since inception of his administration.
Speaking at the palace,Governor Makinde sued for peace and promised that his government would find means to restore peace.
In an interview with Special Adviser to the governor on security matters,former commissioner of police rtd, Fatai Owoseni said with the level of deliberation and understanding that ensued thereafter, and the peace talk with youths from both sides, it was hopeful rhat peace and unity would reign in Sasa henceforth