Not less than thousands of casualties have been displaced and fewer than 200 structures has been razed to the ground in Otodo Gbame an Egun Community in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. 

The Clashed had started since Sunday according to a residence of the community, he said, the yoruba youth came and told them to evacuate the area that it has been sold.

The Egun people refute the order, and insisted their resident would not leave, they tagged the Yoruba youths as hoodlums and Land grabbers.



The Crisis got to it climax when the yoruba youths came to set the structures of the Eguns ablaze at about 8:00am on Wednesday morning which quickened the clash between the youths of the two parties. Punch metro .

However, the Egun people ran out of the land with properties, while three persons were recorded injured. 

The Nigerian Police Force came into the picture to maintain peace and normalcy amongst the parties,
The security agents from Area J, Ajah Police Command said A baby was found and rescued in the midst of the collapsed structures and has been given to his parents.

It was confirmed that no lives were lost except for the 3 who were in injured.
Already 5 suspects have been arrested, The Commissioner of Police visited the scene and promised that everyone who has hands in this haphazard would be persecuted according to the law.
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