A prominent member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos is dead. Rasaq Bello, popularly known as Hamburger, was shot dead ...
A prominent member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos is dead. Rasaq Bello, popularly known as Hamburger, was shot dead on Monday in Shogunle area of Lagos during the local council primaries of All Progressives Congress (APC).
He was shot dead by the members of rival gang allegedly led by Samson Agbetoye, popularly called Golden. Golden is said to belong to the MC Olumo faction of the NURTW.
it was reported that the issues started shortly after the council primary in ward was aborted after the members protested the modalities for the conduct of the exercise. The exercise was held at the Shogunlle.
It was gathered that Razaq Bello and his group later stormed the base of Golden in Ago Owu street. Both camps exchanged gun shots. One of the shots hit Hamburger and was ferried away from the scene of the incident by his supporters.
The bloody incident forced residents of Owode Street to flee their homes over fears of the attack. Hamburger was the Lagos State Treasurer of Tricycle Operators, a branch of NURTW. He was recently installed as the Akinrogun of Shogunle.