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Dei Dei Market: Traders, Okada Riders Clash Over Death Of Igbo Woman

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Dei Dei Market: Traders, Okada Riders Clash Over Death Of Igbo Woman

Dei Dei timber market traders have clashed with the okada riders over the death of Igbo Woman in Abuja

Goods, houses, cars, and properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed by okada riders, after a clash with traders at the Dei Dei building material market in Abuja over the death of an Igbo woman.

iexclusivenews reports that the clash started after an Igbo woman fell from okada and was crushed by a trailer. which enraged a mob that set the motorbike on fire.

Tension In Abuja Market As Igbo Traders Clash With Hausa Okada Riders - Journalist101.com

This online news outlet understands that the Hausa Okada riders then mobilized in large numbers and set the timber market on fire, burning cars, goods, and properties worth millions of Naira.

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iexclusivenews Nigeria recalls that in Lekki Lagos an okada rider also set his passenger ablaze for over 100 Naira argument.  Which led to the Governor of Lagos State banning motorbikes in some areas of Lagos State.

In several parts of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has placed a ban on activities Okada. 

The ban was imposed following the horrible death of David, a Sound Engineer.  

David was killed and burned by several enraged okada riders in the state’s Lekki district, a tragic occurrence for which ten people had previously been arrested. 

Sanwo-Olu said the instruction covers all roads and several local governments, including Eti-Osa, Ikeja, Surulere, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, and Apapa, while speaking with all DPOs and Area Commanders throughout the state at the Lagos House, Ikeja. 

Other security agencies, according to the governor, will help in the enforcement.