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Hoodlums Vandalise 20 Cars, Loot 50 Shops In Mushin

Residents of Olusoga, Daniel, Awawu streets and environs in Mushin, Lagos had a sleepless night on Sunday as hoodlums came in large number to terrorize the area.

In the process, over 20 vehicles and 50 shops were vandalized.

The Nation learnt the hoodlums came from Idi-Araba to attack the community.

The area has always a hotbed of violence in Mushin.

A resident in Awawu street told The Nation her husband’s car and neighbour’s cars have been vandalized.

“We parked the cars in our compound. They threw all sorts dangerous things that landed on the vehicles. We dared not go out,” she said.

She said the street gate was damaged by the hoodlums before gaining entrance.

Another resident, Wale, said the police ignored their calls for help.

“They told us to deal with the situation and that they will come after the fracas. Please, help call whoever you know that can help us. We are under serious attack,” he said.

A carpenter said his shop was looted after vandalised.

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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