Lagos Police Avert Okada Terror: As RRS Reinforcement Save Day
For the swift intervention of the men of the Lagos state Rapid Response Squad (RRS), a fatal accident involving a goods bearing truck and a commercial motorcycle rider, popular known as okada, which unfortunately led to the death of the okada rider yesterday at Ilupeju, would have snowballed into a larger scale catastrophe, as a large swathe of aggrieved riders mobilized at the scene preparing to set the truck ablaze.
Report gathered, indicate that, the divisional police headquarters in the area, did not waste time in calling for the reinforcement, as rampaging okada riders charged in aggression, desirous of torching the truck involved in the accident that led to the death of their colleague.
The RRS men on arrival, immediately reinforced security presence at the scene, thus, ensured the safety of the truck, occupants and restored calm.
– Ibrahim A. Jagaba