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Police And Protesters Clash Over Okada Ban

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By Glam & Essence

Riot erupted in Lagos today, following the ban on okadas and tricycles from plying certain routes in the metropolis by the Lagos State Government.
The protest soon led to a clash between the police and okada riders in Ijora area of the state, as the police tried to stop the protesters.
The protesters, in their large number blocked the expressway and burnt tyres on the road.And in a bid to stop the protest,things went out of hand,resulting into a riot.
Eye witnesses reported that the police had shot canisters of teargas to disperse the large number of protesters at Ijora Olopa,which soon led to a shootout occurring.The riot has however resulted in damage to properties .

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