The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the death of one person whike two officers are injured following a clash with protesters agitating for Yoruba Nation at Ojota.
A statement obtained by VeoNewsng from the Spokesman of the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin noted that the protesters attacked two police vehicles and shot at the police.
Hundeyin added that four persons had been arrested while normalcy has been restored to the area.
The statement partly read; “A team of police officers, comprising Alausa Division and the Raid Respond Squad (RRS) promptly stepped in to disperse the unlawful gathering and prevent a breakdown of law and order. The miscreants attacked the police, shooting, and destroyed two vehicles in the process.
“One person has been confirmed dead, while two police officers shot by the miscreants are currently receiving treatment. Four suspects have been arrested and investigations have commenced.
” Meanwhile, normalcy has been restored to the area. Lagosians are urged to go about their lawful businesses as measures have been put in place to prevent further breakdown of law and order; and keen monitoring of the situation continues.
“It is imperative to state unequivocally that the Lagos State Police Command will not allow any person or group of persons, under whatever guise, disrupt the peace currently enjoyed in the State.