About 46 people have been arrested in connection to the violence that rocked Oke Ado area of Ibadan on Monday.
Reports said the clash was between rival groups of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) who were fighting over the control of an area.
Several shops and offices were looted in the clash that made motorists abandon their vehicles and fleeing for safety. The fighters shot sporadically, weilding guns, machetes and other dangerous weapons.
One person was killed and several others injured in the fight that started around 6.45am.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, said the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude! visited the scene of the fight and that peace had been restored.
He did not confirm if the clash was between OPC rival groups but said 46 suspects have been arrested.
His words: “About 46 suspects have been arrested. Normalcy has since been restored following the prompt deployment of policemen in the scene.
“The CP, Abiodun Odude, personally visited the scene where he assured residents of adequate protection. He has directed that the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department should commence investigation into the incident.”