An electricity pylons carries power cables above residential property as traffic passes across a bridge from Isale Eko on Lagos Island towards the mainland in Lagos, Nigeria, on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. Nigeria plans to create a $25 billion fund with public and private financing to modernize infrastructure and avoid a recession, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said. Photographer: George Osodi/Bloomberg
Breaking News: Passengers Stranded As Commercial Drivers Protest In Lagos
Commercial drivers on Wednesday protested against alleged extortion by officials of the Lagos State task force.
The protest left many passengers stranded along Agege-Ogba-Berger axis of Lagos.
As of 12.14pm, gridlock had begun to pile up along the route with many passengers trekking long distances.
Some of the drivers held weapons in a bid to resist further arrests.
They also attacked their colleagues who attempted to convey passengers and dislodge others.