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NigeriaDecides: Thugs Didn’t Inavde Lagos Island Traders – Lagos Police Reveals

Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State Police Command has debunked rumours that electorate were injured and robbed during an unrest that took place in the Lagos Island Market on Monday a day after the general elections in the state.

It was gathered after an Unverified reports that went viral on social media platforms claimed that political thugs attacked the market to vandalise shops and rob people.

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However, Debunking the reports, Benjamin Hundeyin who is the state Police Public Relations Officer,m, stated that police intervened in the unrest and no one was hurt.

He revealed this in a tweet shared on Monday.

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He said, “This is fake news. The market association agreed that shops would remain closed yesterday and today. Igbo traders this morning decided to renege on the agreement and open shops.

“Some hoodlums took it upon themselves to enforce compliance. The police were alerted.

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“The police arrived promptly. The hoodlums fled upon sighting police patrol vans. Not one shop was vandalised. Not one person was robbed. Not one person was injured. Normalcy was swiftly returned, and officers remained on the ground. Go and verify! SHUN FAKE NEWS!”



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