Lagos: Police storm Ikorodu on okada night raid


The police in Lagos State on Friday night stormed Ikorodu in search of commercial Okada riders.

Acting on information, the police raided the Lagos suburb , arrested 50 persons and impounded 14 bikes.

Spokesman for the state police command, SO Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the raid in a statement.

It reads: "We got numerous reports that motorcyclists operate at night. We reviewed strategy and stormed Ikorodu last night (existing ban on all highways). The riders and hoodlums attacked the Police. We activated our standby backup. 50 arrested, 14 motorcycles impounded. Crushing next."

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