HAPPENING LIVE: BLACK FRIDAY!!! Several People Feared Dead, Properties Worth Millions Destroyed, As Angry Hausa And Yoruba Youths Clash

By Amako Nneji March 16, 2018 20:02

HAPPENING LIVE: BLACK FRIDAY!!! Several People Feared Dead, Properties Worth Millions Destroyed, As Angry Hausa And Yoruba Youths Clash

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 sustained various degrees of injuries.

Punch reports that the fight started on Thursday, March 15, after a Hausa youth reportedly beat up his Yoruba counterpart, over a misunderstanding.

The fight reportedly escalated on Friday evening, after some area boys stormed the Hausa settlement to avenge the Yoruba youth who was beaten.

Commercial activities were reportedly grounded in the area, and motorcycles destroyed by the two warring parties.

A Commercial Driver in the area, Wale Ajayi, who spoke to the Press said: “There was a misunderstanding yesterday (Thursday), between a Yoruba and Hausa youth. The Hausa guy reported him to some area boys in the area and they settled the issue.

“Afterwards, he went to attack the Yoruba man and beat him up. That made the area boys become angry. They attacked the Hausa man and the clash started. Traders had to vacate the area, and many Hausa people had been chased away.”

 

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