Palpable fear in Akure over alleged stabbing of masquerade follower

Palpable fear reigned  supreme in Akure, the ondo state capital on Sunday evening over an alleged stabbing of one of the followers of masquerade .

The follower of the masquerade was said to  to have given up the ghost after being stabbed.

An eyewitness said  that the stabbing of the victim  led to a reprasial attack on some traders around Oja oba in Akure.

The reason for the attack on the victim is yet to be ascertained.

The situation caused pandemonium in the heart of the capital city for hours before security men were deployed to bring the situation under control.