Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Anti-Riot Policemen Rescue TVC Staff, Building From Hoodlums

The timely arrival of anti-riot policemen, to the headquarters of Television
Continental (TVC) in Ikosi Lagos, saved lives of its personnel and the broadcast
headquarters from a total destruction by a mob that stormed the premises on
Wednesday morning.

It was gathered that the rampaging youths have taken to arson,
vandalism of public and private properties across the state in reaction to the
shooting of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza by security forces.

At the time.of this report, more police stations across the state have been
torched just as Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) terminals, Nigerian Ports Authority
(NPA) head office in Marina, Igbosere Magistrates Court, Lekki Shopping Mall
and many other important facilities have suffered attacks.

At the TVC, it was gathered the hoodlums who could not gain access into the
building, set vehicles ablaze and were advancing in when policemen arrived the
scene.

The policemen were said to have dispersed the mob, contained the inferno
before evacuating occupants of the premises to safety.

It was also gathered hoodlums looted commercial banks in Lekki and carted
away cash while cultists were alleged to have capitalised on the impasse to
loot, kill people in Ikorodu.

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