Breaking : Dei-Dei market Abuja set Ablaze (video)

Many people have been reportedly killed during a clash between traders and commercial motorcyclists, popularly called Okada riders at Dei Dei, a community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Shops, houses and vehicles were set ablaze in the violence that ensued, Jkcyno news learnt.

A truck reportedly crushed a woman to death following the alleged reckless riding of the commercial motorcycle she had taken.

The deceased Igbo woman was said to be on a bike when the accident occurred. “She died while being rushed to the hospital,” an eyewitness told SaharaReorters.
The tragedy compelled some traders in the area to run after the motorbike and set it ablaze. This triggered a reprisal from commercial motorcyclists in the area.

The rampaging commercial motorcyclists allegedly blocked the expressway and attacked motorists in the process.
Many vehicles and shops, particularly the ones selling building materials, were said to be burnt and destroyed.

A source also said some churches were also attacked, leaving many people injured.
Motorists were forced to take alternative routes to avoid being caught up in the melee.
As of the time of filing this story, security operatives had been deployed to the area to restore law and order.
“The agitated youths who witnessed this burnt the motorcycle at building materials market in Dei-Dei, Abuja. As at the time of filing this report, the police are already at the scene and trying to quell the situation,” one of the eyewitnesses said.

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2 Thoughts to “Breaking : Dei-Dei market Abuja set Ablaze (video)”

  1. Bishop

    Sooo many deaths and lost of properties in Nigeria
    What’s going on

  2. Nemelum

    What sort of nonsense is this? This guys are just useless and worthless…properties destroyed and nobody is talking…may God help the Igbos

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