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One feared dead in mayhem at Ile-Epo, Agege-Lagos as Nigeria Police, commercial motorcyclists clash

Unconfirmed sources said policemen attached to the Ile-Epo police station killed an okada rider which triggered the violence.

Nigerian Police

 

Violence on Monday erupted at Ile-Epo Market in Oke-Odo area of Agege in Lagos following a clash between commercial motorcyclists (Okada) and the police.

The clash followed alleged killing of an okada rider by a policeman at Ile-Epo.


During the face-off, the entire market was immediately deserted by traders as angry youths went on the rampage and attacked the Ile-Epo police station.


Unconfirmed sources said policemen attached to the Ile-Epo police station killed an okada rider which triggered the violence.

However, the hoodlums mobilized and attempted to burn the Ile-Epo police station but were dispelled.


A source told Persecondnews that a detachment of policemen had been deployed in the area with an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) also stationed there.

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