APC Council Primaries: Tension in Oshodi, Shogunle, As NURTW Boss, Razaq Bello, Shot Dead


A member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has been killed during the local council primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state. Sources revealed that the NURTW member identified as Razaq Bello was allegedly shot dead by members of a rival gang. It was gathered that violence started after the primaries in Shogunle area of Lagos state was put on hold due to accusations against the manner at which the exercise was being conducted on Monday, May 29. Bello was who popularly known as Hamburger was the Lagos state treasurer of tricycle operators.

NURTW boss Razaq Bello shot dead in Lagos state According to witnesses, Hamburger and his group barged into the base of a rival gang led by a man identified as Samson Agbetoye also known as Golden in Ago Owu street. Hamburger was hit with a bullet when the two groups started exchanging gun shots.

Meanwhile, some residents in Shogunle area of Lagos state have fled their homes in fear that members of Hamburger’s gang will retaliate. Sources had also reported that the Amuwo Odofin local government chairman’s office was set ablaze by thugs hours after the APC primaries. Meanwhile, a man who is a member of the APC says he regrets being a member.

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