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Stray bullet hits schoolgirl as police, okada riders clash in Iyana Ipaja (Video)


A schoolgirl has allegedly lost her life in the wake of protests following the Lagos State Government’s ban on the use of Okada and Keke napeps in the state.

It is alleged that a stray bullet hit the schoolgirl as protesters light bonfires and clash with police and task force over Okada ban in Aboru, Iyana Ipaja, Lagos.

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This is sequel to a report we made earlier that hell was let loose in the early hours of Wednesday, in Iyana-Ipaja area of the state when dealers of motorcycles, riders and miscreants, known as “Area Boys,” engaged the police in a violent confrontation over enforcement of the recent ban by the state government.

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The situation which led to commotion and destruction of properties was said to have started around, which also resulted into traffic jam as motorists were caught in the clash.

According to Sahara Reporters, the police were firing life bullets to disperse the commercial motorcycle operators, who are insisting on resuming operations on the road despite a ban on their activities by the Lagos State Government.

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However, the state government has reiterated its commitment not to reverse the decision.

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