Fresh clashes broke out between butchers at the Alayabiagba Market and suspected cultists in Ajegunle area of Lagos, yesterday, with several persons sustaining severe injuries.
The fracas, which started Tuesday night, during which a butcher was killed, escalated yesterday and disrupted commercial activities for the better part of the day. Vanguard gathered that the crisis was not unconnected with weekend’s killing of a commercial bus driver, Adewale Fakunle, by suspected cultists in Tolu area of Lagos. The deceased, who was returning from a friend’s place at 10p.m., reportedly walked into the cultists, who were just smarting from a defeat from a rival group. “They were said to have attacked the helpless commercial bus driver with cutlasses and abandoned him in a pool of his blood to die. Read more