News reaching us says Gunshots have been reportedly fired as rival factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers clashed in the Obalende area of Lagos State on Thursday morning.

NEWSNAIJA learned the clash which started around 8 am, led to fear in the area as motorists, passengers, and passersby ran for safety.

One Twitter user @DE_COMMUNICATOR shared a video from the chaos which showed people running helter shelter from the area.

He captioned the video “Avoid Obalende right now. Thugs are heavily armed with guns shooting here and there,”

Another user @AbassOyeyemi said, “Insecurity in Lagos has skyrocketed. Especially on the Island. Crazy shooting by NURTW guys going on at Obalende. This is just after about four days of shootings at Adeniji Adele. Thank God for life.”

The Complaint Response Unit of the Nigeria Police Force which responded to the video, said, “DPOs and other policemen are on the ground addressing the situation. Thank you for contacting NPF-CRU.”

Details later…