Sango Otta – The entire Sango-Ota area of Ogun state is now engulfed in protest.
As a result, Vehicular and human traffic along Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway in that axis has been hampered, as rioting youths and rice sellers in Sango-Ota market are said to have blocked both sides of the road at Ota, just before the bridge.
Some Unconfirmed reports say that these youths and traders are said to bé protesting over what they called ‘invasion’ of the market by men of the Nigeria Customs Service.
They claimed that the Customs men went to some stalls early Wednesday morning, forced them opened and evacuated bags of rice, and took them away in their vehicles.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a telephone call told The Punch that members of the force are appealing to the protesters to leave the road.
Motorists and commuters were stranded, as some of them made frantic efforts to seek alternative routes. Some were seen trekking to their various destinations.
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