There is serious crisis in Ikota area of Lagos as touts, or local boys, are having a clash with policemen.
Trouble started when a trailer crushed four pupils on their way to school.
- At the moment police is shooting teargas. Protesters claim they will not leave until Fashola comes. According to them, if a pedestrian bridge was available, such accident would not have occurred.
- It is not known for sure how many children have been killed, different resources provide different information: some claim 3 children lives, some – 4, and some even 5.
- The tragedy occured close to Ikota Primary School. The deceased pupils are believed to be making their way to the school when they were crushed. The driver abandoned his truck and escaped.
The two express lanes have been blocked by the angry protesters which has caused heavy traffic in the area.