Panic in Lagos community as motorcycle riders and officials of Lagos State force clash as a result of Okada ban in Lagos.
Some social media users uploaded the videos of the incident and people were seen running for their lives as the riot broke out.
It was also learnt that aggrieved Lagosians also lit tyres and planks on fire during the riot.
According to local reports, gunshots rented the air for a while and thick black smoke rose to the sky as the riot was underway.
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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
Iyana Ipaja is on fire right now.
Okada riders X Danfo drivers X Sars(Police) pic.twitter.com/eDYJLydgYe
— Malik Peter (@empee4ur) February 5, 2020
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