Residents in several communities in Ogun and Lagos who now live in fear as a result of attacks from hoodlums who took the advantage of the coronavirus lockdown imposed on both states to rob now formed vigilante groups to protect themselves against the miscreants. The hoodlums were reported to have looted shops and houses carting away various valuable items and robbing residents of their money.
Affected communities in Ogun State include Ijoko, Sango Ota, Ayepe, Ilepa, Ibogun, Itori and Agbado while Ajao Estate, Abule Egba, Iju, Agege, Alimosho, Alagbado were reported to have been affected too.
Robbery Reports are coming in from, Alagbado, Agbado, ijaiye, Abule Egba, Agege, Ogba, Akute, Ota, Sango.
— DANNY 👑 (@Danny_Walterr) April 12, 2020
— Bakare Yusuf Olatunji (@yousouphate1) April 12, 2020
We are securing the area ourselves… over 100 men on standby.. thanks to Nigeria police too @PoliceNG I have seen 6 patrol van moving area the area #abuleegba #LagosUnrest .. I rep Clem Road… Agbado area pic.twitter.com/iBjYaEder6
— Tolulope Alli (@2tolu) April 12, 2020
— Lagos_MD (@md_lagos) April 12, 2020