Properties were not only destroyed but also looted, as claimed by some bureau the change operators.
Some of them said they lost millions of naira to the crisis.
Security operatives are on ground at the flash points along Lagere-Sabo road, but the fear of the unknown still pervades the air.
The major market in the area is closed while shops are also under lock.
Raimi Kazeem is a civil servant. He lives very close to the flash point and he’s been indoors for three days.
The last time a violence of this magnitude erupted in Ife was about two decades ago during the Ife-Modakeke war.