One killed as Okada riders, hoodlums clash in Lagos

Commercial motorcyclists popularly called Okada riders clashed with hoodlums leading to the death of one person in the Baruwa-Gate area of Ipaja, Lagos State.

The State Police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the incident said 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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