May 29, 2017 – Okada Riders Chairman ‘Hamburger’ Assassinated By Political Thugs In Shogunle Lagos
Today gunmen killed the chairman of a motorcycle riders’ association in Shogunle area of Lagos simply identified as Hamburger.
The killing were said to be connected to the local council election primaries being conducted across the state.
Our correspondent gathered that the gunmen stormed Olori and other adjourning streets in the area and shot sporadically.
The incident spread to Bolade area of Oshodi, forcing traders to lock up their businesses.
Angered by the shooting of their leader, motorcyclists in the area went on rampage and attacked those suspected to be political thugs.
It took the intervention of policemen from Shogunle police division and the state anti-riot squad to restore normalcy in the area.
A trader in the area simply identified as Peace said: “I came to my shop at Olori Street and suddenly there was pandemonium. I had to quickly lock up and ran away. Other traders, residents and passersby ran when we heard gunshots.
“The fighting started because of the local government election primaries. We heard that the gunmen shot Hamburger on the head. He was rushed to the hospital and there are reports that he is dead.”