Some residents of Lagos witnessed robbery attacks yesterday April 12, barely 24 hours after #Lagosunrest took the first spot in Nigerian Twitter trends over same attacks amid the lockdown order issued over the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country.
Affected communities which are all in the mainland area of the Lagos include Iyana Ipaja, Agege, Egbeda, Dopemu.
It was also alleged that there was little or no police presence in these areas at the time of the attacks.
Here are some tweets and videos below;
A mini bus sped into Aboru, through Ayo afolabi road, coming from estate gate, abesan, ipaja.
The bus was stopped eventually by guys waiting at a junction.
Inside the bus were three guys, and in the bus, A GUN WAS FOUND!!! #AgegeUnrest #OFLAGOS Iyana Ipaja #ProtecttheFrontline pic.twitter.com/63Q20FVDCt
— TemiTope (@mr_muscoHQ) April 13, 2020
Gunshots at aboru iyana ipaja it’s really crazy pic.twitter.com/NoDZpnrJRA
— angeli Malaika ? (@534_angeli) April 12, 2020
We are still battling with Coronavirus lockdown, Robbery is anoder problem
Many Places in Lagos like Agege, Ogba, Iyana Ipaja, Abesan Estate are currently being invaded by Armed Robbers..
The lives of every Citizen is important!
— Akinblog (@STermined) April 13, 2020
Look at this robbers trekking in 50s @PoliceNG @PoliceNG_CRU @HQNigerianArmy @StateDeptDSS @jidesanwoolu please send reinforcement to Ogba Egbeda iyana ipaja Agege been terrorize by Awawa boy or 1million gang #LagosUnrest #COVID19 #OgunUnrest #IbadanUnrest pic.twitter.com/mpRY6xKXfz
— T kay oseleye (@osee80) April 13, 2020
Suddenly, no one is talking about social distancing bcoz of the need to protect our life and properties.
Iyana Ipaja, #agege, Egbeda, Ayobo, Estate, Abesan, Akute, Idimu, Lafenwa all on fire♨️. Gunshots almost everywhere, innocent men are carrying cutlass⚔️ around. #AgegeUnrest pic.twitter.com/VopbTRAPFL
— king_evemosh™ (@officialMON33) April 13, 2020
Iyana ipaja still waiting for those thieves wey won collect from us pic.twitter.com/derSslvz7r
— matthew tipson (@matthew37457925) April 13, 2020
If Egbeda, Iyana Ipaja, and Agege are not sleeping by this time and they have brought babalawo to the scene.
— Somto. ?‼️ (@SomtoSocial) April 13, 2020
.@followlasg, @jidesanwoolu please don’t wait for the Lagos Robbery/Cultists attack to get out of hand.
Residents in Alimsosho, Ijaiye, Iju, Iyana Ipaja and others are no longer sleeping at night
?Video of Awori area in Agege, vigilante out in the absence of @PoliceNG. pic.twitter.com/1KOLSpbUPI
— Kayode Ogundamisi (@ogundamisi) April 12, 2020