Nigerians React As Rival Cult Kills NURTW Chairman In Mile 12

Nigerians have taken to their handles to react  following reports of heightened tension at Mile 12 area of Lagos on Sunday over the killing of a member of the parks and garages, Sulaimon Onaolapo, popularly known as Ariku.

According to reports, Ariku’s body was found on the road after he was reportedly shot and beaten to death on Sunday. The incident led to pandemonium in the area as commercial activities were paralyzed.

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There were intermittent gun shots as rival cult groups engaged in supremacy battle following the killing of Ariku.
Traders hurriedly shut their shops and took off to avoid being caught in the mayhem that ensued.

The deceased was said to be the chairman of the Motor Park under the Mile 12 bridge, a position he was before the state government banned National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and handed over the affairs of commercial vehicles operators to a 25-man committee.

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS quickly mobilized to the scene of the mayhem to restore normalcy.

The police operatives said the area is now calm, as normalcy has returned, while RRS officers and others from adjoining police units were on ground to ensure peace.

Reacting to the development, Nigerians via their handles condemned such act, while many blamed politicians for installing thugs and cultist into key positions, others tackled the APC presidential flag bearer.

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