BREAKING: Irate youths on rampage at Mile 12, Ketu, Ojota, Agege.Adunni Adetola
There were reports that a huge crisis has broken out at the Mile 12, Ojota and Agege areas of Lagos, as Irate youths have gone on rampage killing, destroying and burning buildings and stalls in the area.
Vehicular movement have been halted and trending video on social media show motorists turning back and running away from the scene.
Reports has it that the pandemonium broke out at Ojota, Mile 12, Ketu and Agege areas of Lagos as hundreds of protesters kicking against fuel and naira barricaded the roads.
The witnesses said the protesters barricaded the roads and made bonfire with used tyres.
Following the protesters, many vehicles whose drivers refused to make a detour as directed by the protesters were smashed.
However, a contingent of Soldiers from OP Messa and Policemen were deployed to the areas to disperse the protesters.
Many people were injured during a stampede when the security agencies were throwing teargas and shooting into the air. Tweeps, who shared details of the ongoing fighting in the area, alleged they could hear sounds of gunshots.
However, Hundeyin, who initially confirmed the unrest, has now said that normalcy has been restored to the area, adding that men of the Lagos State Police Command are on the ground to ensure no further breakdown of law and order.
Making this known via his Twitter handle, he wrote, “Free movement of vehicles and people fully restored. Our officers and men are still on ground to prevent any breakdown of law and order.”
Hundeyin also retweeted a tweet from a Twitter user who confirmed that normalcy has been restored to the area.
The tweet read, “Road is clear now, na there I pass now to Ikorodu.”