Tuesday’s invasion of the popular spare parts market in Ladipo, Lagos State by soldiers did not go unnoticed as many Nigerians on Twitter are reacting over the ugly development.
VANTAGE NEWS learnt that a group of soldiers numbering over 20 on Tuesday, stormed the Ladipo market where they fired gunshots.
Five persons were reportedly killed during the raid.
See reactions below:
Soldiers parade in broad daylight and shoot into the thin air at Ladipo market and stray bullets take 2 healthy men down, talkless when at least 20 soldiers sprayed into the thin air at the Lekki Toll Gate..
— theonly1acre (@theonly1acre) July 14, 2021
Why isn't the reckless shooting by men of @HQNigerianArmy in Ladipo Spare Parts Market Mushin yesterday that resulted in the death of one person trending on Nigerian social media?
— Olaudah Equiano® (@RealOlaudah) July 14, 2021
I wept for Igbos because they lack leaders, more than 4 innocent Igbos business me were killed today in ladipo market of Lagos State just because they are Igbos but our leaders will not say anything include SE Governors, how I wish that Mazi Nnamndi Kanu was not kidnapped
— Enugu brought up (@chimkamnayo) July 13, 2021
Nigeria military stormed Ladipo market in Muslim lagos state of Nigeria, opened live bullet on Igbo traders, report am getting is that many were injured, I dont know how many died . I will post the captured video of the onslaught.
If you pretend not to know your enemy…..
— Emeka Gift (@Emekannaoma) July 14, 2021
May the souls of those who reportedly died yesterday in Ladipo rest in peace. May the almighty God console their families and friends.
The Nigerian Army should learn how to de-escalate issues and restrain themselves when dealing with unarmed civilians across the country.
— Dr. Dípò Awójídé, FHEA (@OgbeniDipo) July 14, 2021
Just imagine, five people were gunned down at ladipo market by the zoo army for no just reason and the next thing we see is an efulefu who calls himself Eze Nwa Chukwu kneeling down before an emir. Smh O nye mere ha ihe ọ gaghị adiri ha na mma.
— Chetachi (@chetach15011359) July 14, 2021