The cause of the fight, which started on Tuesday morning, could not be immediately ascertained but Punch reports that two persons were allegedly shot.
Two mechanics who were at the scene of the incident told newsmen that one of the victims was shot in the face.
One of them, who identified himself as Taye Odewale, said he was not sure if the victims are motorcyclists, traders, or passerby.
Another person selling drinks at the area, who confirmed the clash, said the youths in the area had made bonfires on the road to protest the alleged killings.
Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident, saying policemen and other security agents had been deployed in the area to prevent hoodlums from seizing the opportunity of the clash to attack the prison facility.
The truth is that there was a clash between officers of the correctional service and bike men stationed at agodi gate. One okada riders sustained injury and he was rushed to the University College Hospital. Our men moved in swift response to be able to curtail the menace of criminal elements. Are men are still there to ensure that okada riders do not take law into their hands.
See some videos of the incident below;
Violence erupts between Okada Riders and Security Operatives at Agodi Correctional Centre
📌 Bus Stop, Gate pic.twitter.com/Ba5jy97zgz
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Commotion around Bus Stop/Gate, Ibadan. pic.twitter.com/qO88BhU0gQ
— Akin Akinwale (@mrlurvy) November 24, 2020
Happening now at gate Ibadan. pic.twitter.com/UMP7eZIsJy
— ʙʀᴇ🪐ᴇzʏ (@heykynz) November 24, 2020
Massive movement of people around Gate Area Ibadan earlier today pic.twitter.com/RTONPyVK79
— IbadanCity ANNOUNCER (@ibcityannouncer) November 24, 2020