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Fuel, naira crises: Hoodlums attack banks in Lagos

Some hoodlums in Epe area vandalized banks, using the naira crisis as an opportunity to carried their mission.

A reliable source living in Epe area, said that the banks attacked were; Zenith, Access and Keystone banks.

It was gathered that many banks have temporarily suspended operations in the area as a result of the attacks.

Meanwhile, The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, also confirmed the attacks on some banks in the area.

He said, “Three banks were attacked in Epe but our men are already on the ground,”

The Informant247 had earlier reported some hoodlums on Friday attacked motorists in some areas on the popular Lagos-Ikorodu expressway in Lagos State to protest the scarcity of the new naira notes.

It was gathered that the protesters took to the roads in Mile 12, Ketu and Ojota areas on the expressway, attacking commuters and creating chaos.

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident.

Tweeps alleged they could hear sounds of gunshots.

He tweeted in response to a tweep: “It is true. Our men are there. Reinforcement units have been deployed. Stay safe out there as we closely monitor and manage the situation.”

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