Suspected riders of tricycles and motocycles for commercial purpose in Lagos state on Monday, started a gun battle with men of the Nigeria Police Force at Ijoro Olopa, Lagos.

This development has occurred as a result of the recent ban of both means of transportation popularly called ‘Keke Marwa’ and ‘Okada’ respectively by Lagos State Government.

According to Silverbird television correspondent who was at the scene of the gun battle, he said the tricycle riders and motocycle riders are not happy with the ban, which is the reason why they have reacted.

Silverbird Television correspondent speaking further stated that, the gun battle has made movement of people in the area restricted.

Details later.