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VIDEO: Heavy Gunshots As Hoodlums Set Ablaze BRT Terminal, Buses in Lagos

Hoodlums set ablaze the Bus Rapid Transit terminal at Oyingbo, Lagos Mainland, Lagos State, eyewitnesses said on Wednesday.

They also burnt many BRT buses, at least three residents in the area confirmed.

The eyewitnesses said there is tension in the area.

One of the residents, Okanlawon, said two persons are feared dead.

“Markets cannot open. We heard two people have died The hoodlums are angry. We are hearing gunshots’ sounds. Nobody can go out,” he told our correspondent on the telephone.

Another resident, AnuOluwapo, said there were heavy gunshots at Adekunle Bus-Stop inward Third Mainland Bridge.

This was also seen in a viral video seen by our correspondent.

The leader of the local vigilante team in the area, Agbodemu Ishola, said, “When the news of police stations being burnt spread yesterday, some of us, including NURTW team and mainland security, met with the boys and pleaded with them to ensure that Lagos Mainland is crime-free. They agreed and promised to protest peacefully.

#EndSARS_ Hoodlums set BRT buses ablaze at Oyingbo Lagos state (video)

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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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