May 27, 2018

2 killed as police, task force clash with Lagos residents (Punch)

2 killed as police, task force clash with Lagos residents (Punch)

There was pandemonium at Ori Oke community in Makoko, Lagos State, on Thursday as armed policemen and officials of the Lagos State Special Task Force on Land Grabbers clashed with some youths in the neighbourhood during which two residents were reportedly killed.

The deceased – Kola Iwalokun and Emola Julius – were allegedly shot dead by the police, while many others reportedly sustained gunshot injuries in the incident. A church, The Acts of Apostle Church, which houses several buildings and about 15 makeshift shops, was said to have been set ablaze by the enforcement agents. Read more

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