A frustrated commercial rider in Lagos stripped himself naked and brought out a cutlass to stop an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) from impounding his tricycle.
According to an eyewitness who identified as Olori, the incident happened in the Ojodu/Berger area of Lagos on Friday evening, and made everyone, including the LASTMA official, run to safety.
Olori, who had narrated the story on Twitter, told FIJ that she was in a moving bus when the incident took place.
“That was how a LASTMA official wanted to seize this man’s keke,” she had written. “The keke driver removed his clothes and brought a cutlass out. He was nekkid! In his full glory. Everybody ran away…including oga LASTMA.”
That was how a LASTMA official wanted to seize this man’s keke. The keke driver removed his clothes and brought a cutlass out.
He was nekkid! In his full glory.
Everybody ran away…including oga LASTMA.🤣🤣🤣
Another day in Lagos. Phew!
— 👑 ÓlOrÌ OjU ChInKo🥰💗 (@theoloriherself) April 16, 2021
LASTMA officials have been in the news several times for harassing and extorting road users in the name of ‘traffic law enforcement’.
An FIJ reporter got a dose of their insolence when he had his phone confiscated for attempting to record a day-light abuse of a commercial driver two weeks ago.
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