Five people have been reported dead in Osun State following a clash between Hausas and Yorubas in Ile-Ife.

The incident is said to have occurred in the Sabo area following a disagreement between a Hausa man and a Yoruba woman.

The situation reportedly escalated and resulted in the deaths and loss of property, according to Channels TV.

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi is said to have intervened in the matter and urged security officials to restore peace.

However, the security agents have reportedly found it difficult to control an angry mob which is wreaking havoc in the area.