Police, Okada Riders clash in Surulere leaves at least one dead, Others injured

There was pandemonium around Itire, in the Surulere Local government area of Lagos state following a clash between Police officers and protesting commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada Riders’ in the area.
Screenshot of the trendy online video of the incident that policemen are seen firing straight bullets while trying to dodge objects thrown at them

There was pandemonium around Itire, in the Surulere Local government area of Lagos state following a clash between Police officers and protesting commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada Riders’ in the area.

According to reports. the Okada riders were protesting this morning against the seizure of their bikes by the police before the confrontation started.

It was learnt that some policemen from the Itire division seized motorcycles from two riders around 8am and took the bikes to the station.

The owners of the motorcycles were said to have reported the incident to their members who followed them to the police station on motorcycles to protest the seizure.

A video of the incident which now trending online shows policemen are seen firing straight bullets while trying to dodge objects thrown at them.

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