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Oro worshippers clash with Muslims in Ogun, injuring one

There was pandemonium in Idiroko area of Ipokia Local Government of Osun State on Tuesday as Oro worshippers clashed with Muslims in the border town.

The clash, followed the alleged imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Idiroko and environs to celebrate the annual Oro festival.

It was gathered that the festival started on Saturday, with the imposition of daylight curfew.

However, the festival turned violent when the traditionalists clashed with Muslim faithful who were observing the evening prayer.

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It was alleged that the Oro worshippers had attacked an Islamic cleric, Bola Wasiu, with a matchette on his head.

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