Information reaching me right now revealed gunshots were fires sporadically at Iyana Church area this afternoon as security operatives attached to the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Engineer Seyi Makinde engaged suspected armed robbers in a gun duel.
Witnesses told IBPulse.com security officers caught up with the suspects that were in a black jeep as the suspected criminals were stuck in the traffic in the area. While the gun duel lasted, the entire area was thrown into commotion as passersby and traders scampered to safeuty.
IBPulse.com will keep you updated as soon as more information is released by the authorities. Due to the nature of this development, I wouldn’t make any speculations on the motives of the assailants until we have an official statement. No one died during the commotion.