Lagos: Two Die As Hostile Assailants Set Hausa Leaders’s Palace Ablaze

The burnt palace of Okokomaiko Hausa’s leader

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Two persons were reported to have lost their lives as groups loyal to the son of Saika Hausawa of Okokomaiko and a suya seller enganged in physical battle in Okokomaiko a suburb of Lagos state.
Report reaching Newsrangers revealed that the incident started on Friday 14th September 2017 between a Suya seller and one Bashiru Ahmed who is the son of Sarki Hausawa of Okokomaiko.
Bashiru was reported to have accused the Suya man of laughing at him. But the suya seller however denied the allegaton saying he was laughing at the person who fell into the gutter.
Not satisfied with the Suya seller’s explanation, Ahmed and his gang were alleged to have thrown the Suya Seller’s meat on the floor and left the scene.
The Suya man and some sympathizers went to complain to Bashiru’s father, Alhaji Adamu Ahmed Gaya, who promised to pay for the suya but the owner declined the compensation. The following day, the Suya seller was shot and killed by two assailants who escaped from the scene.
The police swung into action and arrested Bashiru Ahmed who is suspected to have had hands in the Murder.
Not satisfied with the police action, on Monday, September 18th at about 1200hrs, friends of the deceased Suya man sighted an associate of Bashiru Ahmed, pursued and killed him near Alaba rago and moved to the Palace of the Sarki and set it ablaze.
The Area commander Area E” Command,Acp Auwal Musa, the commander RRS Acp Tunji Disu and Officers of Ops Mensa were on the ground to maintain peace . Meeting were held with elders of the community to stop further reprisal attacks.

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