Metro Tension In Lagos As NURTW Members Invade Ile Epo Market



Tension mounts Ile Epo Market in Abule Oke-Odo area of Lagos state as some persons suspected to be members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW invaded the market with guns, cutlasses and broken bottles.

The touts who shot sporadically allegedly injured several traders traders and their customers. Vanguard learnt that the traders and their customers scampered in different directions for safety as the stern -looking invaders allegedly made straight for some members of the Ile-Epo Central Market Union, inflicting bodily injuries on them with their weapons.


Due to this development, the traders recently stormed the office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to seek his immediate intervention to avert the looming disaster in the once peaceful market.

Among those who sustained injuries were Makinde Adesina 29 and Tanimona Dele 38 who lungs were pierced through with machetes. Also injured is one Ganiyu who reportedly had his knee perforated by bullets and was referred to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH where he would undergo surgery to extract the pellets.

Source: Vanguard