There has been crisis in Lagos as riots have erupted in several parts yesterday evening.
The crisis in Lagos is rather alarming considering the state has been enjoying an extended period of peace. There have been several reports of fights in and around Lagos all throughout yesterday. This is following the recent APC primaries election and may be as a result of it.
Ambode supporters have come out to lay complaints about their inability to vote at various centers. They alleged that they were threatened with violence if they tried to vote for their prefered candidate. This led to an abysmal loss on the part of the incumbent governor.
These allegations might be the cause for the fights. This is because tensions rise as we get closer to the general election in 2019. Lagos state has been on a peaceful spree which has lasted quite a while. It is rather sad to see this peace destroyed because of difference in opinion.
Lagosians should therefore try to avoid visiting some places. This includes the infamous PPL in Ojo, Adekunle in Yaba and Isolo as riots have been reported in the areas. If you are caught in a fight, try to get indoors and stay as safe as you can. If it is possible, you can call the emergency numbers 767 or 112 and request for assistance from security personnel.