There are indications of a palpable tension and commotion in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State as gunmen suspected to be Niger Delta militants reportedly invaded Igbolomu and Ishawo communities last night shooting sporadically.
As at press time, there is still an ongoing gun duel within the communities.
Vanguard quoted a source, who managed to escape from one of the invaded communities, as saying that the gunmen from the Niger Delta came through water channel since yesterday and started shooting sporadically.
The Nation gathered that an unidentified man was murdered in front of his house at the Imuti area while other unconfirmed reports said scores were killed.
Another source averred that there was series of gunshots all through the night and also early in the morning.
She also said the unidentified man killed during the shooting had just newly parked in some weeks ago.
“I heard series of gunshots while preparing Sari this morning. I also saw people from a nearby church through my window scampering for safety because they were doing a vigil before the chaos.”, she added.
However, there is still no official confirmation from the police command to the authenticity of the development.
More details to be added as the story develops…