Punch reports that a clash between Otodo Gbame – an Egun community in Lekki phase 1 and some Yoruba youth have led to the killing of 11 people. It was also gathered that seven people re still missing after the clash.Emmanuel, a commercial driver said the deceased jumped into the river while trying to escape the youths.“I was at work when they called me on the telephone that there was trouble in the community. My two children were trying to escape from the fire and jumped into the river. That was how they drowned. We recovered their corpses the following day,” Emmanuel said. However, the Egun community youth leader Norbet Abraham said that seven people
were still missing since the clash erupted. He said three corpses were recovered from the river when some police officers stopped them at about 10.30 am.He said: “There are 11 deceased so far, including a pregnant woman and two children. Some powerful persons have paid the police to ensure that we are shut out and they do not allow us into the community. Our community leader is also in custody. He is being held at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department in Panti, Yaba.” Some of the missing residents were identified as Akuwayon Mawewang, Jeremiah Abode, Babajide Jinu, Hunu Agonbabo, Tenseme Fofeyon, Auyiho Mawugi and Temidire Aishat.