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Gunmen Shoot Islamic Cleric’s Son, Policeman

Gunmen stormed Oboye Street in the Ejigbo area of Lagos State shooting an Islamic cleric’s son and a policeman on Wednesday. The men were said to  have stormed the area but were countered by a team of policemen. A gun battle ensued during which the pair were shot.

The son of the cleric was rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, where he is battling for his life.

PM Express reports that the gang, popularly called Oboye Boys, had attacked the police station but were repelled by the force.

Residents of the area have since been in fear of what may happen after the battle between the gang and the police.

 

Ademola Aderele

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