Layeni Police Station at Ifelodun Local Council Development Area of Lagos State has been set on fire by suspected hoodlums.
The incident was confirmed by eyewitnesses.
It was also gathered that Pako Police Station is under attack.
Also, some hoodlums attacked Ajeromi Police Station but were repelled by policemen.
An eyewitness, Ladipo, said at least eight persons were injured.
He said, “The crisis started from Orile Iganmu. People were protesting peacefully and the police shot at them.
Later, the boys heard that policemen have killed their people at Iganmu, they also burnt Layeni Police Station.
“There is tension everywhere. We have rushed eight people to the hospital. They were critically injured.”
The Chief Press Secretary of Ajeromi Ifelodun LCDA, Sheriff Fakunle, who confirmed the incident, said , “Yes, it is on fire. Layeni Police Station has been torched. The incident happened around 11 am.
This Layeni police station in ajegunle …how do you identify protesters and hoodlums? Make una end protest uns say No,..@hanthroh4real @bukola23 @ARISEtv @thefireofOla @SavvyRinu @frankdonga_ pic.twitter.com/5jOFBUQxXX— Ahmed (@Ahmedwasbar) October 20, 2020
It is located at Ojo road, Ajegunle in Apapa.
The incident occurred hours after hoodlums set the Orile police station on fire.
The state government has announced a 24-hour curfew effective 4pm today.
The police has banned protests and any form of gatherings.