Lagos lawmaker, Rasheed Makinde, has raised concern over bloody violence, burning and looting in Ifako-Ijaiye area under the disguise of #EndSARS protests.
Mr Makinde, representing Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, said in a statement that scores had been killed in Fagba, Iju and Abattoir areas in the clashes which had assumed ethnic dimensions.
“The #EndSARS protest has taken another turn in Ifako-ijaiye Constituency 1 and 2 as dozens of people have been feared dead and hundreds sustaining degrees of injuries. Property is not spared, dozens of tricycles and two trucks were burnt.
“In what looks like a season film which end is not in sight, violence has continued to spread to other communities within Ifako-Ijaiye, such as, Oja Oba, Agric, Panada, Elere, Iju, Station, Akute, Alamutu, Obawole among others, and residents are no longer safe.
“We need help – the Army, the anti-riot policemen, and other security architecture need to be deployed to Fagba now as the situation here is degenerating into communal and ethnic crisis.
“Nobody is safe, nobody has a deep sleep since the last 48 hours, we are all in panic….