There was mild drama today at the Ojota area of Lagos state, after soldiers, pounced on an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, beating him to stupor over a yet-to-be determined traffic offence.

The incident, which happened at the Ojota area of the State, made rounds after it surfaced on social media with soldiers numbering about 8 seen beating up the LASTMA officer as he begged for his life.

Reports say the action was in retaliation over an earlier, incident where LASTMA officers were alleged to have beaten up a soldier in same Ojota area last week.

It was gathered that the victim was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

General Manager of LASTMA, Bolaji Oreagba, who confirmed the incident said the case had been reported to principal officers in the Nigerian army for appropriate action.

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