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Pandemonium broke out on Tuesday evening following a violent clash between commercial motorcyclists and the police over an accident that occurred in the Abule-Egba area of Lagos.
Information gathered by AllNews Nigeria revealed that the clash which led to the death of a yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist occurred at the Oko-Oba inward Abule-Egba area of Lagos.
Speaking on the clash, the Police spokesman in Lagos State Benjamin Hundeyin said after a minor accident involving a car and a motorcycle occurred on the Abule-Egba Bridge at about 4.30 p.m. today (Tuesday), motorcycle riders in their numbers started fomenting trouble.
He said that police arrived at the scene to quell the unrest, but the motorcyclists violently attacked the Policemen.
“We are fully aware of the disturbances in Oko-Oba area of Lagos State. This resulted in the death of one of the riders.
“Normalcy has been restored to the area. The Police in Oko-Oba are fully on ground to forestall any breakdown of law and order,” he said.