One person killed as Amotekun, Traders clash; Police operatives take over
A clash between Amotekun Corps and traders in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, has left one person dead.
The clash reportedly broke out at the popular Atikankan area in the state on Thursday, during which the person was shot dead.
The Vanguard reported that trouble started after the Amotekun officers were trying to relocate the traders from Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti to the new location provided by government at Agric Olope.
However, some of the traders who were not ready to comply with the new policy attacked the Amotekun officers, while one of them opened fire on them.
According to reports, two officers of the corps were seriously attacked in retaliation by the traders.
As of the time of filing in this report, the area has been taken over by armed policemen to avert further crisis.
The Ekiti State Police Command and the Ekiti State Amotekun Corps are yet to react or speak on the matter.
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