Lagos NURTW chief ‘Arikuyeri’ killed in park takeover fight

Sulaimon Onaolapo, a top operative of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos, has been killed in a cult clash.

He was macheted to death by assailants on Sunday.

Mr Onaolapo, popularly known as ‘Arikuyeri’ was until his death in charge of the Mile 12 motor park.

The battle over supremacy in motor parks around the Mile 12 area of the state resulted in an exchange of gunfire between the warring cult gangs.

The police spokesperson in Lagos, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the tragic incident on Sunday. He said normalcy has been restored by security operatives.

“One person died but normalcy has been restored. Police are on the ground,” Mr Hundeyin said.