Ikeja boils as Police, hoodlums in heavy shootout; Computer Village rescued (Video)

Ikeja Under-bridge on Friday boiled as police engaged hoodlums in a heavy gun-battle.

The fallout of the #EndSARS protest has continued to lead, wanton violence and looting across different parts of the state.

Hoodlums has been reported coming out in large numbers on Friday morning to take over the road leading to Ikeja General Hospital to loot properties in the vicinity.

Part of places they attempted to break into is the popular Computer Village, but the police repelled their move as gunfire boom in the area.

The shootout between the Police and hoodlums made residents scamper to safety. People were locked in their houses as hoodlums hold sway.

A viral video showed properties being set abalze by hoodlums as thick smokes bellowed the atmospheres.

Computer Village taskforce members, with members of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, were seen with machetes patrolling the village to ensure that the repelled hoodlums did not return.

The hoodlums had also attempted to break into the Ikeja City Mall on Thursday to loot properties but the police repelled them and are keeping vigil at the mall.

But another video says that the situation is under control.

Watch Videos Below;

Oluwashina Odebode

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