There was pandemonium in Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos state early today as motorcycle riders and task force clashed due to the recent ban of okada and keke by the Lagos State Government .
In videos shared on social media, people are seen running for their lives as the riot broke out. Aggrieved Lagos residents also lit tyres and planks on fire during the the clash.
There have also been reports of shootings in the area.
Watch the videos below;
serious shooting and riot in iyanaipaja between task force and local bike men pls try not to use this axis, use alternative axis God will protect us all. pic.twitter.com/Qh1kVZ930n— waje (@orchtv1) February 5, 2020
Iyana Ipaja is on fire right now.— Malik Peter (@empee4ur) February 5, 2020
Okada riders X Danfo drivers X Sars(Police) pic.twitter.com/eDYJLydgYe
I'm in the middle of a freaking riot at Iyana Ipaja, they're destroying buses, there's gunshots and stone throwing. Everyone should stay away, you can't get away with your vehicles because they are being destroyed pic.twitter.com/dxo9SwuHsa— Mariam bint Harun (@Mariamuwane) February 5, 2020