NURTW Factions in Obalende Engages in Violent Fight

Fierce fight breaks out between NURTW factions in Obalende.

A clash between factions of the Nigerian Union of Road Transportation Workers, NURTW, broke out this morning, culminating in gunshots being discharged.

The battle started at around 8am today, Feb 11, 2021 in Obalende, Lagos Island.

Video from the location shows the normally busy Obalenede roundabout was empty during the clash, save for the warring parties.

They had weapons, consisting of guns and also machetes.

Immediately the clash broke out, travelers, drivers and passersby prevented the area.

It took the efforts of soldiers to bring the fight under control yet individuals have actually been advised to stay clear of the area till normalcy returns.

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