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General News of Friday, 7 May 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Police, commercial motorcyclists clash in Ogba

Two people were allegedly killed last night according to reports Two people were allegedly killed last night according to reports

- There is unrest currently in Ogba.

- According to reports, the unrest started on Thursday, May 7 when a police officer refused to pay for the service rendered to him by an Okada rider.

- Sources say two people were killed last night.

Some motorcycle riders and police officers are currently at loggerheads in Ogba, Lagos after a motorcyclist was reportedly shot by a policeman.

Punch reports that the clash allegedly began when a police officer refused to pay for the service rendered to him by an okada rider.

The source said two people were allegedly killed last night, SaharaReporters said.

"It’s a bike man vs policemen fight. An Okada rider rendered a service to a policeman yesterday, then asked for money after dropping him off. He was shot by the policeman who refused to pay him.

“There was a sporadic shooting this morning. Like some minutes ago. And all the Okada riders are off their bikes getting ready for a riot,” the source said.

Similarly, there was confusion on Thursday morning at Mile 12 in the Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos state as hoodlums in the area engaged one another in a supremacy fight.

The fracas which began around 7am have paralyzed activities in the area, with several persons injured and many vehicles vandalized.

A source said the hoodlums took advantage of the clash to rob unsuspecting members of the public of their valuables.

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