The Lagos State Television has been shut down after hoodlums attacked the station on Wednesday.
Members of staff of LTV said they have been asked to vacate the premises of the station at Alausa Lagos.
At present, the station has gone off the air, An editor in the station, who prefers anonymity, said the station was attacked by hoodlums around 09 am, He said the hoodlums destroyed some properties of the station.
“LTV, Eko FM, Traffic Radio, and Radio Lagos have been shut down to prevent further attacks,” he said.
Earlier, suspected hoodlums burnt Television Continental, aka TVC, at Ketu, Lagos.
A popular talkshow programme, YourView, was on when the hoodlums besieged the station.
The programme host, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, who said the hoodlums entered in a van, asked to go on a commercial break all this is happing Sequel to the shooting of unarmed peaceful protesters in Lagos Tuesday night at Lekki Tollgate by soldiers, chaos has erupted across the city with police divisions, a bus station, Nigeria Port Authority and a television houses, oriental hotel, Lastma office Nigeria port authority going up in flames.
Also, disturbing footages, albeit unconfirmed, showed a house purportedly belonging to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s mother being set ablaze by irate youths
Reports on social media show that irate mob set ablaze Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu mother’s house, BRT buses, TVC, NPA Headquarters Marina, theatre centre oregun. The nation newspaper house and Lagos City Mall on Wednesday morning still counting.
TV Continental (TVC) is believed to be owned by the national leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Unconfirmed reports also show that some angry youth are attacked Iga Idugaran, the palace of the Oba of Lagos and cart away of his staff of office.
The mob, according to reports, also set Adekunle police station near the Third Mainland Bridge on fire after two of their residents were shot dead by the police on Wednesday morning. This is as killings and maiming have erupted in Mushin area of the state.
There are also reports that some policemen are shooting live rounds at Adekunle, Herbert Macaulay, at Yaba as seen in some videos on social media. Other reports have it that police have killed some youth at Ebutte-Metta area of the state.
The DG, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that one of their paramedic interns Morinola Marian Omobukola was hit by a bullet while on duty at 4 pm yesterday.”
“She has been taken to the Trauma Centre at the Toll Gate for treatment,” he added.
This reprisal is coming after the Lekki Tollgate massacre of Tuesday night that left 9 dead and about 26 injured.