“These sorts of conflicts do happen every once in a while in a multi-ethnic city like Lagos and the administration has dependably reacted suitably,” Mr. Ambode said.
“General society is thus assured that we won’t modest far from our obligations to secure lives and property, and will deal decisively with those criminal components who fan ashes of ethnic strife.”
The reason for the conflict was told by resident, taking after a debate between two business motorcyclists from the two ethnic group, which worsened into an emergency after the Hausa rider purportedly wounded the Yoruba rider.
The occupant, who did not have any desire to be named, said youth at Mile 12 assaulted the Hausa Okada rider, prompting the Hausa group activating an assault against the Yoruba group.
Five individuals have been killed subsequent to the conflicts started, occupants.
It took the intercession of cops of the Rapid Response Squad to subdue the emergency. In any case, on Thursday, another round of conflicts emitted once more.
“I have been assured by the chief of police and other security offices who are on ground at the scene that the circumstance has been considerably brought under control.”
The representative additionally reported a brief confinement of development in four roads the zone – Oniyanri Street, Maidan Street, Agiliti 1 and Agiliti 2 – where the conflicts happened.
“Give me a chance to assure Lagosians that the state is home to each tribe and ethnic gathering and no one ought to give this unsettling influence any ethnic hue at all,” he included.