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Just In: Hoodlums kill Transport union chairman in Lagos

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

Pandemonium has broke out in Macaulay community in Igbogbo-Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), when some hoodlums allegedly killed the chairman of a transport union branch in Ajah axis of Lagos State.
As gathered, the murder of the chairman, who was identified as Okunola Quadri, has created panic in the community, raising concerns among residents over insecurity within the council.
It was learnt that the deceased was trailed by the assailant from Ajah to the community before launching the attack and killed him at the Bus-Stop in Igbogbo-Bayeku council.

Investigations further revealed that the chairman was suspected to have been killed by members of the union members over a supremacy battle at the park.

As learnt, the deceased was still in the new year mood, hanging out with friends a few meters away from community secondary school, Macaulay, when he was attacked.

Okunola, who was recently sworn in as chairman of the transport union in Ajah, was reported to be a resident of Mercyland Community Development Area (CDA) in the council.

Confirming the attack, chairman council, Sedan Daini, in an interview on Sunday, said that the victim was trailed to the community by the murderers.
Daini, while disclosing that security personnel has started a manhunt for the killers, added that the deceased was the chairman of a tipper garage in Ajah in Eti-Osa local government.
The chairman stressed that the attack further indicated the need for more security presence to ensure the safety of lives and property in the council.
Daini added that the presence of the law enforcement agency would ensure that people aiming to perpetrate evil could be apprehended before committing the act.

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