Militant Attack Lagos Community With Army Uniform And Abduct 13 Farmers. Some twenty suspected militants have attacked a community in Lagos and kidnapped thirteen farmers, inflicting serious panic across the eastern a part of the state.
The state government, which has contributed intensely on security, is yet to respond to the recent episode simply like the police. The activists supposedly raged a homestead settlement along the Igbodu-Isiwo street in the Epe zone of the state. They were wearing military garbs.
The Eagle Online reports that the kidnapped included seven ranchers and six workers. The characters of a portion of the casualties were given as Oluwatoyosi Aboderin, her sister’s six-month-old child and another female agriculturist, Ogechi Maku. The twenty abductors were said to have struck on Wednesday, November 16, in the wake of getting through the stream and shooting sporadically.
Epe has turned into a noteworthy course for criminals/kidnappers. On various events, there had been assaults on groups in the zone now and then extending up to Ikorodu zone of the state. In September, for instance, a female rancher, a six-month-old infant and Togolese labourer,y recognized as Baba Togo, were kidnapped in a homestead around the territory. A few months prior, a temporary worker executing an administration venture was supposedly kidnapped in the range. This is in spite of the substantial interest in security by the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, a few months into his organization.