Dec 8, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Tension as Okada riders set houses on fire over death of 2 colleagues in Abuja –

  • No fewer than 100 motorcyclists reportedly wreaked havoc in Abuja when they attacked a property called Same Global Estate
  • The motorcyclists, aka as an Okada driver, is said to have set fire to two buildings on the estate to avenge the death of her two colleagues
  • An unknown driver is said to have beaten the two colleagues to death for safety reasons in ran into the property

FCT, Abuja – Over 100 motorcyclists reportedly attacked the Same Global Estate in the United States Lokogoma area in Abuja to avenge the deaths of two colleagues.

The Punch reported that the ugly incident happened after a motorist allegedly hit two Okada driver hit Sunday May 29 and ran into the property for safety reasons.

It was determined that s that the Okada riders set fire to two buildings on the estate.

Settlement residents speak

Res identifiers of the estate were quoted as saying that the motorcyclists attacked the property to arrest an unidentified motorist.

They found the motorist being chased by a huge crowd of motorcyclists after running over two motorcyclists.

It was learned that security forces had arrived at the property to prevent further damage to the property.

The Estate Manager, Adebisi Adelowo , was quoted as saying:

“Over 100 Hausa cyclists attacked our property a few hours ago. They tried to burn down the property by setting fire to two buildings.

“They tore down our gate and started stoning people’s houses. We were unable to stop them until the police and army intervened.

“We later learned that they had attacked our property because two of their colleagues were approached by a motorist who ran into our property for security reasons He was driven to death, he was chased with large stones and other dangerous weapons.

“The driver, who doesn’t even live on our property, ran into the property because he noticed a police post in front of the property.”


Tensions in Abuja as traders and Okada drivers clashed, 5 people feared killed

Similarly, one occurred recently Clash between some traders and motorcyclists in Dei-Dei International Timber Around five people were reported killed at Market.

The people were killed during the attack after the passenger of an Okada- driver was crushed to death by a moving trailer.

According to local residents, homes and properties were set on fire, including some shops in the wood market.