Lagos police confirm Iyana Iba clash (Video)


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The Lagos State Police Command said it has brought under control, a clash in the Iyana Iba-Okokomaiko-Ojo axis of the state.

Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi disclosed this in a tweet on Monday afternoon.

The Herald learnt that the clash started as a disagreement between commercial motorcyclists (Okada riders) and members of a yet-to-be-identified task force.

Videos circulating on Twitter show people scampering for safety to avoid being caught in the middle.

See video:

Also, some shops appeared to have been set ablaze by the gladiators.

In his tweet, Adejobi denied that the clash had an ethnic colouration as was being circulated on social media.

“Normalcy has been restored to Iyana Iba, Okokomaiko and the axis. We are on top of the situation. No ethnic colouration.

“Everyone to continue his or her business. No cause for alarm. We wil update u the details soon. Thanks,” he wrote.

See tweet:

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