July 2, 2022

Monday morning, April, one person was killed at Abesan Estate in the Baruwa/Gate area of Ipaja after a fight broke down due to violence between commercial motorcyclists and hoodlums in Lagos. 

The suspected killer had been arrested while the police investigation was ongoing, said the spokesperson of the state police command Benjamin Hundeyin.

The dead victim identified as Inawo according to the witness had tried to intervene during a clash between the okada riders and a passenger only for the suspect to stab Inawo with a knife.

“The Bike man had an argument with his passenger (pregnant woman). The passenger slapped him and he punched the woman’s mouth… The ticketer…a.k.a Inawo… Intervened like what’s your problem… Bike man stabbed Inawo with him” the witness narrated on Twitter. 

Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos

Meanwhile, the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the command said, peace has been restored to the area and urged Lagosians to go about their lawful duties.

“Our officers responded to the violent fights that broke out in Baruwa/Gate area of Ipaja this morning. Calm has been restored to the area. One person was confirmed dead,” the statement

“The killer and other suspects have been arrested while intensive patrols of the area is going on. Lagosians are urged to go about their lawful duties, especially in the axis as their safety and security is being made top priority.” 

Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos
Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos
Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos
Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos
Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos
Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos
Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos
Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos
Okada rider allegedly stabs man to death in Lagos