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One Dead, Five Shot As Land Grabbers Raid Gberigbe In Ikorodu
According to a report by The Nation, one person is feared dead and no fewer than five persons have been shot in Gberigbe, a suburb of Ikorodu in Lagos following violence by suspected land grabbers allegedly aided by law enforcement agents.
The victims, said to be members of the Gberigbe Orelade Family, claimed that they were shot by thugs, mobile policemen and soldiers led by a notorious alleged land grabber in the area.
They accused the assailants of attempting to seize their lands.
The Nation saw two of the gunshot victims, Segun Tijani and Daniel Adebori, receiving treatment at the Ijede General Hospital, Ikorodu.
Both men were shot Thursday morning.
Tijani was hit on the hand and leg, while Adebori was shot on the right arm.