robbers who stormed Iyana-Iba market in Ojo Local Government Area of
Lagos, took away the phones and other valuables of roadside traders.
account reported that the armed robbers shot into the air to scare
traders away before they commenced their operations.
traders who fell victim said their shops were broken into by the robber
who also carted away their phones and other valuables.
also said that while the traders ran for safety, the robbers beat up
mercilessly victim traders who were reluctant in parting with their
phones and other belongings.
The reports also said that the robbers emerged from the Igando axis of the road and began shooting in the air.
noticed everybody was running and I ran too. The thief passed by,
kicked at the glasses and took away the phones,” one of the traders told
a Premium Times correspondent who happened to be at the scene of the
incident at the material time.
The reports said the traders
lamented the non-intervention of the military personnel whom they said
were stationed at the Iyana-Iba roundabout.