Police arrest 30 suspects in Ogun over fuel, Naira scarcity riots


Normalcy seems to have been restored in the Sagamu, Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State after a violent protest that rocked the town early on Monday over scarcity of fuel and the new naira notes.

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Banks and business premises were attacked and set ablaze, cars looted and burnt, as shops were forced to remain under lock and key.

According to the state Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba, who led his men and soldiers to the scene, 30 suspects have been arrested in connection with the unrest.

Residents claim the violence started around 5:30 am while law-abiding citizens were still sleeping.