Scores of suspected armed thugs, on Tuesday, set ablaze the secretariat of the Ajeromi Local Government in Lagos State.
Chief Press Secretary of the council, Sheriff Fakunle, confirmed the incident.
Fakunle said as at 01.13pm that the attack was ongoing in the council.
He said, “As I am talking to you, my local government is invaded by armed thugs. Properties worth millions of naira have been vandalised. Some of these hoodlums are entering into offices, carting away properties. Buildings are burnt, cars are burnt, these boys are looting everywhere in the secretariat.”
Some hoodlums had earlier attacked and burned down Layeni Police Station at Ifelodun Local Council Development Area of Lagos State.
Suspected hoodlums also burnt down the Orile Iganmu Police Station in Lagos State.