The unrest over the scarcity of naira notes has now spread to Agege, Ikorodu Road, and other parts of Lagos State.

Trouble started on Friday morning after hoodlums stormed major roads. The protest started 6 am at Mile-12, Ketu, Ojota area, along Ikorodu Road, and Iyana-Ipaja. It later spread to Agege, Ikorodu, Iyana Iba.

Motorists and residents who were on their way to different places of work hurriedly turned back in panic as the rioters went berserk with bonfires set across the road. Confirming the unrest, the spokesman of the Police Command in Lagos said: “It is true. Our men are there. Reinforcement units have been deployed. Stay safe out there as we closely monitor and manage the situation.”

It was gathered that the combine team of Military and the Policemen of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, have been trying to restore normalcy in the affected areas.

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