An unknown motorcyclist died after a confrontation between commercial motorcyclists and the police over an accident that happened in the Abule-Egba neighborhood of Lagos.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Benjamin Hundeyin, the police spokesperson for Lagos State, on Tuesday confirmed the occurrence on his verified Twitter account.
According to Hundeyin, after a minor accident involving a car and a motorcycle occurred on the Abule-Egba Bridge at about 4.30 p.m. today (Tuesday), motorcycle riders in their numbers started fomenting trouble.
He said that Police arrived at the scene to quell the unrest, but the motorcyclists violently attacked the Policemen.
“We are fully aware of the disturbances in Oko-Oba area of Lagos State. This resulted in the death of one of the riders.
“Normalcy has been restored to the area. The Police in Oko-Oba are fully on ground to forestall any breakdown of law and order,” he said.
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