One Killed As Okada Riders, Hoodlums Clash In Lagos


One person was killed on Monday when Okada riders clashed with hoodlums in the Baruwa-Gate area of Ipaja, Lagos State.

The cause of the fight could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.

The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident to The PUNCH.

He noted that the suspected killer had been arrested while an investigation is ongoing on the cause of the time.

In an update, the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command said, “Our officers responded to the violent fights that broke out in Baruwa/Gate area of Ipaja this morning.

“Calm has been restored to the area. One person was confirmed dead.

The killer and other suspects have been arrested while intensive patrols of the area is going on.

Lagosians are urged to go about their lawful duties, especially in the axis as their safety and security is being made a top priority.”



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