Just In: Hoodlums Loot, Set Ablaze Lagos Council Secretariat (Video)
Hoodlums have looted and set ablaze Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area Secretariat in Lagos.
The secretariat is located at Baale Street, Ajegunle.
Some of the guards were injured and have been rushed to the hospital.
More than 20 vehicles owned by staff, who earlier reported for work, were also set ablaze.
Many scampered for safety as the protesters stormed the council secretariat with different weapons.
The mob looted the Automated Teller Machine (ATM), council Chairman’s office, Council Treasurer’s office among other offices.
A senior official of the council told The Nation the protesters arrived the council secretariat shortly after razing a police station on Layeni Street.
“They started attacking everybody, injuring the security officials before setting the secretariat ablaze.
” They looted the Chairman’s office, the Treasurer’s office and some offices down stairs. The ATM was not spared,” she said.