There was pandemonium in the Idumota area of Lagos Island as hoodlums popularly known as Area Boys clashed.
VANTAGE NEWS reports that the unrest started on Thursday and continued till Friday afternoon.
The cause of the fight was not yet known at the time of filing this report but unconfirmed sources reveal that the Area Boys were fighting for territory and control.
See reactions on Twitter below:
There’s so much terror going on in Lagos island rn. Imagine when Tinubu comes in, what it’d be like knowing fully well their jagaban is in power.
— Dami ❁💐. (@GeeKinqest__) January 21, 2022
SITUATION REPORT for Idumota Lagos Island: The @rrslagos767, @Taskforce112 and Area A Police Command are fully on ground to ensure peace in the area; Idumota, Tom Jones, Martins, Oluwole and others are calm this morning, everyone is going about their lawful duties. @Gidi_Traffic pic.twitter.com/4qqtG7iZeT
— Jubril A. Gawat (@Mr_JAGs) January 21, 2022
Lagos Island is still not fine.
Pls be careful
— Gbemiga Not Gbenga (@IamGeeworld) January 21, 2022
They still haven’t sent soldiers to Lagos Island and Ebute metta yet, despite the killings, well those places aren’t toll gate sha
— OBA (@ogbenioloyede) January 21, 2022
Idumota axis of Lagos Island is hot at the moment. Commuters should avoid that area.
— Afeez Lekan. L (@LawalAfeezL) January 21, 2022
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