Police And Okada Riders Clash In Ogba, Lagos

There is unrest in Ogba, Lagos over the alleged shooting of a commercial motorcyclist, popularly known as Okada, by a police officer.

the unrest started yesterday when a police officer refused to pay for the service rendered to him by an Okada rider.

“It’s a bike man vs policemen fight. An Okada rider rendered a service to a policeman yesterday, then asked for money after dropping him off. He was shot by the policeman who refused to pay him.

“There was a sporadic shooting this morning, some minutes ago. All the Okada riders are off their bikes getting ready for a riot,” the source said.

As of the time of filing this report, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, was yet to respond to calls and messages .

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