Reports of ongoing clashes between factions of the transport unions within the Obalende area of Lagos Island.
Eye witnesses have suggested gunshots and use of numerous dangerous weapons.
The police had been drafted in.
Advice: Defer all movements toward this area and make a detour if currently enroute referred to areas.
Everyone must avoid Obalende right now. Thugs are heavily armed with guns shooting right here and there.. RT pls
Lagos Island boils as NURTW rival businesses conflict in Obalende
Pandemonium broke out in the early hours on Thursday, at Obalende location of Lagos Island following violent conflict betweens rival agencies of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW.
According to assets, human beings have been visible running in one-of-a-kind guidelines for protection even as several residences were said to had been destroyed. Scores of people were additionally said numerous humans sustained accidents.
The clash, which remains ongoing, it was collected started out at approximately eight am.
At press time, it couldn’t be ascertained if there had been causalities as well as the cause of the conflict.
Meantime, citizens and motorists have been advised to keep away from the vicinity for now pending the appearance of security personnel to restore sanity and safety.