Unrest as Yoruba Nation agitators rally in Lagos

Unrest as Yoruba Nation agitators rally in Lagos
Lagos State Police PRO, SP Benjamin Hundeyin

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin

Unrest has been reported within the Ojota space of Lagos on Monday, as some Yoruba Nation agitator held a rally.

Based on stories, the Yoruba Nation group had deliberate to carry a mega rally at Ojota to press for self-determination from the Nigerian federation.

Primarily based on movies and images shared on social media, Ojota was the scene of a conflict between police and members of the group.

The PUNCH has not been capable of verify if anybody died within the conflict.

Nevertheless, a supply advised Basis for Investigative journalism that two teams, suspected to be Oduduwa Peoples Congress and Yoruba Nation agitators, clashed within the early hours of Monday, leading to one casualty.

The supply stated police arrived the scene and shot teargas to disperse the group.

“Ojota is up in smoke, police are capturing teargas, and one individual is useless. There was a conflict between the OPC and Yoruba Nation.”

When contacted by our correspondent, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, stated normalcy had been restored.

He stated he couldn’t give particulars in the intervening time.

“I don’t have the main points, as soon as I’ve the main points, I’ll let you already know,” the PPRO stated.

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