Amuwo Odofin/Mile 2 shopping complex leaders, traders protest alleged harassment, extortion


There was pandemonium on Friday evening at the Amuwo-Odofin Local Government area-owned Shopping Complex located at Mile 2 in Lagos State as residents and shop owners protested the alleged extortion and harassment by one Alhaji Saheed Abiola, popularly known as Zyad 1 Ultimate.

The marketers protesting

Frustrated traders were seen gathered in clusters carrying placards and chanting solidarity songs in protest to the alleged high-handedness of the said Abiola.

The marketers protesting

One of the traders who spoke to newsmen said Abiola had made life unbearable for them by imposing unreasonable levies and sending thugs to beat them despite the fact that he (Abiola) isn’t an executive of the market association.

The marketers protesting

Another distressed trader who spoke in anger said, “We can no longer do our businesses in the market for fear of being attacked by thugs loyal to…

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