The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 14 individuals in reference to the violence that occurred on Tuesday throughout an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Lagos.
Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Thursday, defined that the disruption of the rally was brought on by members of the Nationwide Union of Street Transport Staff, NURTW.
He revealed that disagreement over the forthcoming change in NURTW management within the state led to the fracas. The Police had declared Mustapha Adekunle aka Seigo, an NURTW chieftain, wished for violence.
Seigo and his group, the Police defined, engaged different supporters of the social gathering through the APC occasion and within the ensuing melee, MC Oluomo, one other NURTW chieftain, was stabbed.
Talking, Imohimi stated,
“Round 2am (Wednesday), I led my males to Lagos Island the place a few of the boys who triggered the crises had been employed.
“Across the Millennium Housing Property, and the world across the bridge, we arrested 14 suspects. A few of them have given us helpful data.
“The preliminary investigation we carried out reveals that it’s simply their inner union disaster. I heard that their state chairman would go away quickly and there are some gamers who wished to succeed him.
“However the inauguration of a governorship candidate marketing campaign was not a great venue for them to start their battle. We won’t tolerate it”
Edgal acknowledged that one particular person died through the incident whereas three injured individuals had been admitted to the Lagos State College Educating Hospital, the place they had been handled and discharged.
Giving an replace about, Musiliu Akinsanya (MC Oluomo), Imohimi stated he was nonetheless on the Eko hospital.
The Police boss stated the transport union chief was recuperating.
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