One Killed In Agitators, Police Clash In Lagos

One person has been confirmed Dead in a clash between Yoruba nation agitators and the police in the Ojota area of Lagos State.

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Spokesman of the Lagos State Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the death of the unidentified person, said operatives of the Command had been deployed to the scene, where the incident occured.

TheFact Daily gathers that pandemonium broke out Monday morning when the police came out to curtail the activities of some agitators making demands for Yoruba nation in Lagos.

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According to a confirmed police source, shortly after the agitators took to the streets, the men of the Lagos State Police Command came out in procession with a detachment of personnel from Rapid Response Squad, State Taskforce and conventional divisional officers.

Of the over 200 agitators who reportedly came out, only five of them were arrested by the police.

The agitators were alleged to have shot pump action guns which hit a police officer, Superintendent of Police, Akinwunmi Oke.

Security operatives arrived the scene and shot teargas to disperse the crowd.

A police van was reportedly burnt in the ensuing outrage.

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