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Nigerian Army Storms Lagos Road, Beat Up LASTMAs Who Assaulted Solider (Video)




A video of operatives of Nigerian army beating up an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, on Monday, August 14th, 2023 at the Ojota area of Lagos state has surfaced on social media.

In the trending video, the soldiers were seen pouncing and beating up a yet to be identified LASTMA official who pleaded in tears to be freed.

The LASTMA official was beaten by the military men, a week after a LASTMA official was captured assaulting a soldier inside a commercial vehicle popularly called ‘Danfo’ in the Ketu area of the state.

In retaliation to the assault meted on one of their own, a group of uniformed men stormed Ojota beating to stupor the LASTMA official on duty around the area.

On lookers could be seen scampering for safety whilst the military pounced on the LASTMA, pleading for help during the incident.

See video below;

Gunmen Invade, Set Palace Of Imo Monarch Ablaze

Meanwhile, the palace of Eze Kanu Ikenolu, a traditional ruler at Ndia Iche Arondizuogu community in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State was set ablaze by unknown gunmen.

Speaking about the incident, sources told the Whistler that the gunmen stormed the palace of the traditional ruler with explosives which they threw into the compound which resulted in a fire outbreak that torched the building, properties and cars in the compound.

A community source said that properties worth millions were destroyed and blamed the police for not responding to the distress calls from the community.

Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling with years of experience in the industry. She holds a BSC in Biology and also obtained a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.