A violent clash, yesterday, erupted between the Hausa youths and Gbagyi youths living in Bwari community of Abuja area.
Online reports has it that the fight allegedly started after the turbaning of a new Hausa traditional ruler known as “Sarkin Bwari” who is of a different lineage from the Gbagyi people that are traditionally known to have the title of “Esu of Bwari”.
The Gbagyi residents accused the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello and other officials of conniving with non-natives to deprive the natives of their right to be the paramount ruler of the town.
The Gbagyi youths went on a protest that led to a clash between the Gbagyi youths and the Hausa in the community leading to many properties burnt, one dead and several people injured.
Many houses were reportedly razed to the ground and a market was set ablaze too. Soldiers have been deployed to the community to put an end to the unrest.