Four people have been killed following a clash between rival members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers at the Mosafejo area of Oshodi in Lagos State.
The fracas, which reportedly started on Tuesday evening lasted till Wednesday after the intervention of security agents who are still keeping watch over the area to avoid further breakdown of law and order.
The violence also led to the destruction of many property, including about 27 vehicles, 15 of which were completely burnt. Several shops located at the Mosafejo motor park were also razed.
It was gathered that trouble started after the rival gangs of the union disagreed over an order given to them by the police to stop the smoking of Indian hemp in the area.