Lekki residents raise alarm over planned attack
Following the alleged plan by commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders to attack their community, the Lekki Phase I Residents Association (LERA) has reacted.
Within Nigeria recalls that the Lagos State government announced a total ban on commercial motorcyclists on all highways across six local government areas (LGAs) and nine local council development areas (LCDAs). The affected councils are Eti-Osa, Ikeja, Surulere, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland and Apapa and all the LCDAs under them.
After the announcement, the Lekki Phase I Residents Association (LERA) raised an alarm through their Chairman, Yomi Idowu, who said the residents have noticed the unusual presence of hoodlums in some uncompleted buildings in the area.
“Intelligence reports reaching us are that following the raid on Okada riders and subsequent seizure of their bikes in Lekki Phase 1 by officials of Lagos State Taskforce, the riders, who believe the action was instigated by Lekki residents, are planning to attack the residents,” he said
Idowu urged the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to enforce the total ban on Okada.