But the news of his death on Thursday morning allegedly reignited the fight with some mercenaries imported through the PSP truck.
Vehicles were vandalised, shops looted as people rushed into moving vehicles just to leave the scene of the crisis.
Firemen trying to put off an inferno were stopped by the hoodlums.
Military officials are currently in the area to restore peace.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State , Thursday, ordered the temporary closure of the Mile 12 Market, following a dispute which erupted within the communities in Ketu-Mile 12 area of the state.
The Governor also announced the restriction of movement on four streets in the area including Oniyanri Street, Maidan Street, Agiliti 1 and Agiliti 2 streets.
Addressing Government House Correspondents at the Lagos House, Alausa, Governor Ambode said the decision to shut the market and restrict movement on the streets was to aid security agencies restore calm in the area. “In order to further restore calm,