Lagos police arrest killer of ‘okada’ riders’ association chair

The police command in Lagos, on Tuesday, said that it has arrested the alleged killer of the Chairman of the Ojodu-Berger Okada Riders Association, Mr Alaba Williams.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.

“The alleged killer of Mr Alaba William, chairman of the Ojodu-Berger Okada Riders Association is in our custody.

“Investigation into the case has commenced immediately. Peace has returned to the place. Some patrol teams have been deployed to the area to ensure peace,” he said.

It was reported that the chairman was stabbed to death on Sunday at Kosoko bus stop in the Ojodu-Berger area of Lagos State over collection of levy.

Sources told NAN that Williams was stabbed on the neck by a colleague following an argument that ensued over payment of money for a ticket after a passenger was dropped at the bus stop.

According to one of the sources, the chairman was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed a dead on arrival case.

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