INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin has confirmed the death of one person during a clash with motorcycle riders and policemen in the Oko-Oba area of Lagos Mainland.
In a series of tweets on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, Hundeyin said: “We’re fully aware of the disturbances in the Oko-Oba area of Lagos Mainland.
Our officers have been deployed. The situation has been brought under control. Further details will be provided later.
“After a minor accident involving a car and a motorcycle occurred on the Abule-Egba Bridge at about 4 pm Tuesday, motorcycle riders in their numbers started fomenting trouble. Police arrived on the scene to quell the unrest, the riders violently attacked the Police. This resulted in the death of one of the riders.”
He also added that order had been restored and that the police were present to prevent any breakdown of the law.