Friday, March 16, 2018
Hausa and Yoruba youths clash in Lagos
A violent clash between Hausa youths and Yoruba youths at Gida Panli, Kotomola in Ojota, New Garage, Lagos state has reportedly led to the death of several persons, while many others allegedly sustain different kinds of injuries. The fight started on Thursday, March 15, after a Hausa youth reportedly beat up his Yoruba counterpart over a misunderstanding.
The fracas reportedly escalated on Friday morning after some area boys stormed the Hausa settlement to avenge the Yoruba youth who was beaten. Commercial activities were reportedly grounded to a halt in the area and motorcycles destroyed by the two warring parties.
Traders had to vacate the area and many Hausa people had been chased away.” PAY ATTENTION: Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 news app Security operatives have been drafted to the area to restore normalcy and the Lagos state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, confirmed the clash to the press.