Spokesman of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta, stating that it occurred at 6:00 a.m.
This came 28 years after the death of his predecessor, the late Oba Sami Adetayo, who joined his ancestors in May 1994.
Governor Abiodun urged the traditional ruler to continue to champion all efforts that will enhance peaceful co-existence with other royal fathers within Ijebu Igbo and its environs in order to justify the mandate and trust repose in him by the Ogun State Government.
The bill which scaled second reading during plenary is sponsored by Senator Olalekan Ramoni Mustapha (APC, Ogun East).
The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspects, identified as Balogun Opemipo (26) and Onabanjo Korede (27), were arrested after the vigilante, Salami Azeez, reported at Ijebu Igbo Police Station on how he was attacked by the cult members.
Makinde made the call on Friday at the funeral thanksgiving service of Madam Aderonke Adaramaja, held at the Christ Apostolic Church, Oke Agbo, Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State.
Our correspondent gathered that the trouble started after a team of policemen disarmed some hoodlums following a complaint by the village head that some hoodlums were in possession of firearms.
Adekunle Akinlade, the Allied People’s Movement gubernatorial candidate in Ogun, has promised to create no fewer than 25,000 jobs for youths and women in the state within two years if elected.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday that the clash involved members of the Odua People’s Congress and the Aye cult group.
Eyewitnesses told the News Agency of Nigeria the melee broke out shortly after two separate political meetings between rival political groups ahead of the 2019 general elections at the local government secretariat.