- Hoodlums have destroyed some government properties in Ondo state as protest continues
- The police station in Okitipupa was also torched
- The hoodlums set prisoners free from the correctional service after they attacked the facility
Okitipupa, headquarters of Okitipupa local government of Ondo state is currently under siege as hoodlums took to the street to destroy government properties.
The hoodlums took over the town over the widespread EndSARS protest.
According to an eyewitness who spoke with Legit.ng, the hoodlums have destroyed the local government secretariat and the police station.
The witness said trouble started when police attempted to enforce the curfew imposed by the state governor on some angry youths.
Also, Legit.ng learnt that they attacked the Correctional Service (former Nigerian Prison) in the town and released all the prisoners.
They were said to have however left the staff untouched.
In a related development, the Nigerian Correctional Service in Ikoyi, Lagos was attacked by suspected hoodlums.
Facilities at the prisons were torched as the hoodlums made attempts to break into prison cells.
“The prison is on fire, everyone running for safety now,” the Cable reports, quoting a source.
Videos and photos from the attempted jailbreak have been circulating on social media.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that with Lekki shooting still gaining momentum amid floodgates of reactions globally, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has lifted the lids on the alleged removal of the CCTV camera prior to the toll gate incident.
Speaking on Arise TV on Thursday, October 22, the Lagos state governor stated that "nobody ordered" the removal of the camera and turning off the light contrary to the circulation on the social media.
Sanwo-Olu said there was the security of LCC on the ground and added that what looked like a camera are "necessary installation" removed due to 24-hour curfew imposed on the state over repeated attacks of hoodlums.
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