Rival factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers Thursday shot sporadically as they clashed in the Obalende Area of Lagos State.
It was gathered that the clash which started around 8am, led to panic in the area as motorists, passengers and passersby scampered for safety.
A twitter user, @DE_COMMUNICATOR who shared a video from the chaos which showed people fleeing the area.
“Avoid Obalende right now. Thugs are heavily armed with guns shooting here and there,” he captioned the video.
Avoid Obalende right now. Thugs are heavily armed with guns shooting here and there.. RT pls 🙏
Obalende right now pic.twitter.com/elaTLwM4Ec
— Communicator (@DE_COMMUNICATOR) February 11, 2021
Meanwhile, the Complaint Response Unit of the Nigeria Police Force has responded to the video. The unit in a tweet said, “DPOs and other policemen are on ground addressing the situation. Thank you for contacting NPF-CRU.”