CSP Kazeem Abonde killed as police, okada riders clash in Lagos

A Chief Superintendent of Police, Kazeem S. Abonde was reportedly killed on Thursday in the Ajao area of Lagos State.

CSP Abonde was formerly the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Ajangbadi and was hacked to death by unidentified persons during a clash between the police and motorcycle riders after he led a raid against okada operators in Ajao Estate.

Abonde was mobbed after he became exposed as his men ran in different directions for safety.

However, Isolo LCDA Chairman, Adebayo Olasoju has appealed to residents and other concerned parties to stay calm saying, officials of the council and Area D police commander visited the scene.

“Ajao Estate, being a major entry point, especially to foreigners coming into our dear nation, deserves the serenity obtainable in city of equal status in advanced countries,” Olasoju said.

The chairman announced the commencement of an investigation and assured that security has been beefed up.

 

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