Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has ordered the immediate reopening of the Shasha market in Ibadan, Oyo State.
This is coming two weeks after the state government closed the market following the conflict that erupted between Hausa and Yoruba traders, leading to the deaths of many people and destruction of property.
Makinde said normalcy has since returned to the community, hence the decision to reopen the market.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan had blamed South west governors for aggravating the crisis through their uterations, which later turned it into an ethnic conflict.
The National Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Sellers had demanded compensation from the government for their members killed in both the in the crisis.
They threatened to withdraw their services nationwide if their demands were not met within seven days.
National Secretary of the Union, Ahmed Alarama said they lost 151 members and goods worth billions of naira in the Shasha Market violence.