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Gunshots As Okada Riders Clash With Police In Lagos

 

Over 100 suspected hoodlums suspected to be Okada riders attacked a police station in Ipaja area of Lagos State.

An Eyewitness said the attack occured on Thursday morning.

The eyewitness said the incident led to an exchange of gunshots but policemen repelled the hoodlums, with passersby scampering for safety in the process.

Spokesman for Lagos Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin said that the attackers were Okada riders, who went against an enforcement carried out by operatives of the command.

Hundeyin added that officers and men of the Ipaja division put up strict resistance against the attack. He, however, did not confirm if any life was lost during the incident.

The police spokesman said normalcy has since returned to the area as several police detachment have been drafted to the area.

CREDIT: Channels TV 

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