Motorcycle operators have stabbed two paramilitary officers attached to Lagos State Task Force BRT monitoring team at Oyingbo towards Iddo area of the state.
The victim of the attackIn an official statement by Adebayo Taofiq and made available to newsmen, commercial motorcycle operators popularly called okada riders, on Thursday, stabbed two paramilitary officers attached to Lagos State Task Force BRT monitoring team at Oyingbo towards Iddo area of the state.The leader of the Lagos State
Task Force BRT enforcement team, ASP Abutu Anthony, disclosed that the incident took place while the operatives were on enforcement operations at Yaba, Jibowu, Oyingbo and Iddo, explaining that miscreants and motorcycle operators who mobilised to illegally rescue impounded motorcycles attacked his men and stabbed two of them.
According to Nigerian Tribune, Anthony who said he had since reported the matter tothe chairman, Lagos State Task Force, SP Olayinka Egbeyemi, explained that while Ogbonna Bernard was stabbed twice on his head and one of his eyes, Ibrahim Yusuf was stabbed on his leg and stomach .
He said both Bernard and Yusuf were admitted to emergency wards at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) at Ikeja.Meanwhile, spokesperson of the agency, Adebayo, said Egbeyemi, who immediately led another enforcement team to Oyingbo towards Iddo, ordered the arrest of 20 suspects who carried out the attacks and also impounded 45 motorcycles.