The Nigeria Correctional services NCS in Ibadan on Tuesday clashed with some motorist, InfoXclusive Media reports.
Our correspondent reports that the incident occurred on Tuesday morning at the gate area of Ibadan.
The incident occurred opposite the Nigeria Correctional services, NCS, yard located at Agodi gate.
It was learned that the clash erupted when some warders warned the motorcyclist plying the Iwo Road and Bashorun-Akobo road not to pack opposite the prison yard.
The crisis erupted when the motorcyclist defied the warning by the warder.
Sources informed the InfoXclusive Media that the warders use teargas canisters to scare the motorcyclist.
A source asked not to be disclosed informed InfoXclusive Media that many shop owners and passersby ran for their dear lives while the clash lasted.
“We had to close our shops hurriedly; some of us ran away while some closed their shop while they were still inside the shops,” he said.
Olanrewaju Anjorin, a public relation officer, confirmed the clash to InfoXclusive Media, however, added that normalcy has returned to the area.
According to the public relations officer in a conversation with InfoXclusive Media, the men of Burst’s operation, a joint security outfit set up by the Oyo State government, has been sanctioned at the incident, he said.
He further said that “There was a little misunderstanding between the officers and some Okada riders.
“They usually pack at the entrance to the prison. We usually told them to move downward.
“We did it the same way today, and there was a little misunderstanding.
“But, I can tell you that normalcy has returned. Nobody was shot, and Operation Burst has been stationed there. Normalcy has returned to the place.”