here if you missed the story.
Local media outlets initially reported between 7 and 10 deaths, however Ms. Badmus stated that the death toll was 3.
The uproar began on Wednesday night when a motorist knocked a woman and refused to take responsibility for her by taking her to the hospital for medical attention. It reported by the Police that she later died. This the Market people, who began to attack other motorcyclists, which escalated into a riot.
The motorcyclists and vendors are predominantly Hausa, while the Mile
12 area is mostly populated by Yoruba, according to reports.
In response to the incident, the Lagos State government closed the
market and met with stakeholders from the market and members of the
Agiliti and Maidan communities in order to resolve the violence and
bring stability to the area.
Mr. Tunji Bello, the Secretary to the State Government, led the
meeting at the Lagos State Secretariat in Alausa and expressed the need
for peaceful cohabitation among people from different religions,
cultures, and tribes.
The meeting was attended by various leaders of the community,
including traditional rulers from Agiliti and Maidan, transport union
leaders, motorcyclists, and representatives from community development
associations. According to Mr. Bello, leaders left the meeting agreeing
that they would urge members of their community to keep peace in the
Assistant Commissioner of Police I.O. Edgal was also present at the
meeting and assured the audience that the Police High Command has
secured the Agiliti area.