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Lagos State: Igbos Reportedly Attacked In Abule Ado, Police React

An attack on Igbos has been reported in the Abule Ado area of Lagos State, though it was gathered that police intervention calmed the situation.

The incident occurred hours after the governorship and house of assembly took place in most LGA areas of the state.

A viral video shows two young Igbo men being carried into a vehicle after they were allegedly wounded by suspected political thugs.

Located near Festac Town in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area, Abule Ado has a large population of Southeasterners.

Igbos allegedly attacked in Lagos State

Reacting, Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the security agency has restored normalcy.

The spokesperson said an intra-community fight broke out in the area earlier this morning resulting in destruction to property.

“Owing to the timely arrival of the police, no life was lost and no property was razed as widely claimed.

“Two persons have been arrested and investigation has commenced into the matter. Police officers remain on ground to prevent further breakdown of law and order,” the PRO added.

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