One particular person was reportedly killed and scores injured on Saturday when suspected hoodlums attacked residents of Isiu group in Ikorodu space of Lagos State.
Speaking throughout an interview with newsmen, the standard ruler of Isiu, Oba Olukayode Raji, stated the incessant assault on the group began since he turned king on Aug. 24, 2020.
“The hoodlums shot sporadically to disperse and scare residents who have been going about their lawful duties.
“I am calling on the police IG and CP Lagos State to help restore peace and save my community from the hands of hoodlums and landgrabbers,” the Oba stated.
He urged the police to website a station in the neighborhood, which has a inhabitants of about 3000 residents.
NAN stories that the Chairman, Isiu Community Development Association (CDA), Mr Opeyemi Taiwo, who additionally spoke with newsmen stated the hoodlums normally perform their heinous assaults within the evening.
Taiwo stated one particular person was shot useless on Saturday and his corpse had been taken to the Imota Police station for switch to the mortuary.
“Isiu group has been experiencing horrific assaults since Lagos State Government gave Oba Raji his employees of workplace in Aug. 2020.
“One of the aspirants to throne of Obaship turned offended and commenced to wage conflict towards the group.
“Any time they arrive, they rape our wives, acquire telephones, bikes and cash, no person can sleep with two eyes closed.
“Farmers cannot go to farm and shops have remained closed,” he stated.
1 dead, scores injured as hoodlums attack Lagos community