BREAKING: Pandemoniun In Sango-Ota As Youths, Traders Protest Against Customs ‘Extortion’

There is currently violent protest going on in Sango-Ota area of Ado Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Daily Sun gathered that vehicular and human traffic along the ever-busy Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway has been paralyzed, as rioting youths and traders at Sango market are said to have blocked both sides of the road at Ota, just before the bridge.
Unconfirmed reports say that the youths and traders are protesting over what they called ‘invasion’ of the market by men of the Nigeria Customs Service.
They claimed that the Customs men went to some stalls early Wednesday morning, forced them opened and evacuated bags of rice, and took them away in their vehicles.
Efforts to reach the state Police Public Relations, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on the crisis proved abortive as he did not pick the calls made to his telephone line.
Motorists and commuters were stranded, as some of them made frantic efforts to seek alternative routes.     (The Sun)


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