Multiple Riots Reported In Lagos Over New Naira Notes

Multiple Riots Reported In Lagos Over New Naira Notes

Promise Eze

Multiple fighting have erupted in some areas on the popular Lagos-Ikorodu expressway in Lagos State over the scarcity of the new naira notes.

According to The PUNCH, suspected touts in Mile 12, Ketu and Ojota areas on the expressway attacked motorists, creating chaos on Friday.

Tweeps, who shared details of the ongoing fighting in the area, alleged they could hear sounds of gunshots.

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident.

He made this known via his Twitter handle on Friday.

Responding to a tweet asking the PPRO to confirm the rumour, Hundeyin replied, “ It is true. Our men are there. Reinforcement units have been deployed. Stay safe out there as we closely monitor and manage the situation.”


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