Tension in Surulere of Lagos as members of NURTW are fighting over control of park

There was tension in the Pako-Aguda area of Surulere, Lagos State, on Tuesday, as hoodlums from the Aguda and Ijesha areas again engaged in a supremacy battle and exchanged gunshots.

 It is reported that two persons, Timileyin Odulana and one Alagodo, lost their lives on Sunday and Monday in the clash that had been going  on for a week.

The deceased and scores of injured persons were alleged to belong to different factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in the Aguda and Ijesha areas of the state.

The factions were said to be fighting for the control of a motorpark in the area.

On Tuesday around 6am, hoodlums from the Ijesha area, in a bid to avenge the death of one of the victims, were said to have stormed the Pako-Aguda area and engaged their opponents in sporadic gunshots.

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