About 25 people were allegedly injured when followers of the traditional Egungun religion and Islamic faithful clashed in Kishi town, Oke - Ogun area of Oyo State on Wednesday .
The clash came at a time when the traditional ruler of the town, the Iba of Kishi , Oba Moshood Arowoduye , was celebrating his 20 th coronation anniversary.
It is however not clear if the clash had anything to do with the celebration.
Commissioner of Police in the state , Abiodun Odude , told our correspondent that he was aware of the clash and that he had sent policemen from Ogbomoso division to ensure the return of peace to the area .
“ I am aware of the clash between Egungun worshippers and Islamic religion followers in Kishi . Let me also confirm that no life was lost and no record of injury . The clash happened because of a misunderstanding . We are investigating cause of the clash but as we speak , normalcy has returned to the town. ”


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